Man charged over western Queensland stabbing death

An 18-year-old man will face court on Friday over the death of a man in Mt Isa.

A 34-year-old man was found by emergency services with life-threatening injuries, following reports of a stabbing, just after 2am on Thursday.

The man was transported to hospital but died a short time later.

The 18-year-old was taken into custody at the scene and later charged with murder.

Police say the two men were known to each other.

The 18-year-old man is due to appear at Mt Isa Magistrates Court on Friday.