Police say forensic evidence will be critical to determining how a 39-year-old Mackay woman died, after her body was found in a house on Friday night.
The woman had suffered neck injuries when emergency services found her at the Beaconsfield home on Ellul Court about 10.10pm Friday.
Investigators took a man into custody but he was released and not charged.
Detective Acting Inspector Jeremy Novosel said the post-mortem would be completed in the coming days.
“At this point in time a crime scene has been declared at that premises. We’ve got our scientific and scenes of crime officers conducting forensic examinations which will aid in our inquiries and investigations,” he told reporters on Sunday.
“We’ve certainly spoken to a lot of witnesses who were at that scene. We like to get as much background, as much information as we can leading up to the circumstances.”
Police believe a triple-0 call was placed to emergency services from the house.
He said the man and woman were known to each other, but was unsure whether they were partners.
Detective Acting Inspector Novosel declined to say whether a weapon was found at the scene or go into detail about the woman’s injuries, saying that information formed part of the police investigation.
Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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