Sister pays tribute to slain brother

Shae McDonald

A sister has paid tribute to her brother after he was allegedly killed by their younger sibling at a home on Queensland's Gold Coast.

Katina Clarke took to Facebook to share the news of Reece Clarke's death in "incredibly tragic circumstances".

"Be in peace Reece," she wrote.

"You will be epically missed. I feel I didn't say this enough but I love you, and I hope everyone takes a moment to appreciate their loved ones and tell them so."

The 26-year-old died as a result of his injuries after he was allegedly doused in accelerant and set alight in the bedroom of a Gold Coast home.

Emergency services were called to the property on Bushmead St at Nerang about 1.30am on Saturday, where they found Mr Clarke.

He was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital but died later that day.

Ms Clarke, on behalf of her family, asked her brother's friends to share their memories of him on his Facebook page, and to refrain from negative comments about the alleged incident.

"Our thoughts are with Reece and all who have been affected by his passing," she wrote.

"And we know there are a lot of you, as there were very few people he didn't like."

The Runaway Bay Seagulls Rugby League Football Club also paid tribute to the loss of one of their own on social media.

"We are all in complete shock and sadness," the club wrote on Facebook.

"I want to take this time on behalf of the coaching staff and players to keep the Clarke family and all those close to the family to keep them in our thoughts and prayers."

Mr Clarke's 22-year-old brother was charged with murder on Saturday and is expected to front Southport Magistrates Court on Monday.