Update: Death investigation, Northgate

Detectives from the Boondall Child Protection and Investigation Unit (CPIU) have charged two people following the investigation of the death of a young girl at Northgate on May 25.

Just before 3.30pm, police were advised that a 2-year-old girl had been located unconscious in a home in Ridge Street with serious injuries, including significant burns. The girl died later at the Lady Cilento Hospital.

A 30-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman both of Northgate and known to the child, have been charged with one count each of murder and torture.

They are expected to appear at the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow, June 6

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