Police arrest man over death of 18-year-old near Biloela

DETECTIVES  have charged an Argoon man following investigations into the death of an 18-year-old man in Biloela last week.

Police were notified the body of a man had been located on Jambin-Dakenbah Road just before 4am on January 10. Immediate medical assistance was provided, however he died at the scene.

It will be alleged that he sustained fatal injuries while a passenger on a motorcycle ridden by a 28-year-old man.

The 28-year-old Argoon man has been charged with one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death or grievous bodily harm and left scene of incident without obtaining help.  He was also charged with three associated traffic-related offences.

He will appear in the Biloela Magistrates Court on January 29.

Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance into the investigations, especially those from Jambin and Biloela.

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