Man arrested over Qld Palm Island killing

A teenager has been charged with murder by Queensland Police after a 64-year-old Palm Island local was found dead in his home.

The 18-year-old Palm Island man has been refused bail and is due to appear in court in Townsville on November 13.

Emergency services were called to a Creek Road address on the island off Townsville about 9am on Thursday, where the 64-year-old man was located with a serious head injury.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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