Man, 63, dies after being trapped in bag by family members for 30 hours
A man has died after being crushed under a bag of belongings that his family had left at his home.
Key points:Police were called to the address in the city’s south-west around 6:00pm on Monday (AEST)Police were investigating the death of the man, who had died of natural causesPolice say the family members had left a bag in the home, but later returned itPolice say they believe the family left the bag in an open area, but it is unclear whether it contained personal belongings or a vehicleThe man, aged 63, was found on a balcony and pronounced dead at the scene.
“At 6.00pm this morning a man from the North Brisbane area died of a natural causes,” Detective Inspector John Karpas from the West Suburbs Crime Investigation Team said.
“His death is not being treated as suspicious.”
Mr Karpaskas said the death was being treated by a coronial inquest.
“He was found by his partner and a family member in the upstairs room,” he said.
Police say Mr Karpass is investigating what happened to the bag and that it may contain personal belongings.
“We have received a number of reports from members of the public that they have found a bag and found it has a bag inside,” Inspector Karpapas said.
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