Homicide investigation, Gatton

Emergency services were called to a Hood Street address in Gatton on 25 April to investigate an assault which later resulted in a homicide. Anyone with CCTV or dashcam footage in the area are urged to contact police. Picture: QPS MEDIA

Toowoomba detectives have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 76-year-old Gatton man as a result of a serious assault that occurred last month.

Emergency services were called to a Hood Street address between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday, 25 April, following reports a man had been assaulted.

Upon arrival, a 76-year-old man was located with serious injuries and was transported to Toowoomba Hospital.

The man appeared to be recovering from his injuries before his condition rapidly deteriorated, and he passed away on Sunday, 5 May.

Police are appealing for public assistance in relation to the ongoing investigation, which is now being treated as a homicide.

Anyone with dashcam footage or CCTV from Hood Street or the surrounding areas between 6pm and 7pm on 25 April is urged to contact police.

Witnesses, or anyone with further information relating to the incident, is also urged to contact police.

Investigations are continuing.