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Man stabbed to death, house set on fire in Laidley


Detectives have commenced a homicide investigation after a man was stabbed in Laidley overnight.

Police were called to the Patrick Street house around 9.50pm after a man had been reportedly stabbed a number of times.

A fire had also been deliberately lit in the house and was extinguished by emergency crews.

The 48-year-old man died a short time later at the scene.

Investigations are continuing.

(Photo| Queensland Police Service.)