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Stingers used in investigation into woman's death

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UPDATE: A man is assisting police with their enquiries after a woman was found dead in suspicious circumstances at a Pacific Haven home on Sunday morning.

Detective Acting Inspector Nikki Colfs said about 6.15am a woman was found deceased at the home.

No information was available about how police came to be at the scene.

She confirmed a man was assisting police with their inquiries.

Scientific officers, scenes of crime officers and investigators were at the scene of the home, near Howard.

Det Act Insp Colfs said the man assisting police was located at Gympie.

Gympie detectives at the scene of an investigation on the Bruce Hwy at Chatsworth, north of Gympie, Sunday morning. After a car chase down the Bruce Hwy from the Fraser Coast police used stingers to blow out the tyres of the 4WD and took a man in for questioning.
Gympie detectives at the scene of an investigation on the Bruce Hwy at Chatsworth, north of Gympie, Sunday morning. After a car chase down the Bruce Hwy from the Fraser Coast police used stingers to blow out the tyres of the 4WD and took a man in for questioning.

EARLIER: A woman, 32, has been found dead at a home in Pacific Haven on Sunday morning while a 34-year-old man has been taken into custody after a police chase that ended near Chatsworth, according to a Queensland Police Media spokeswoman.

The police used stingers to flatten the man's tyres in order to stop him after he allegedly fled the scene at Pacific Haven.

The man had a young girl in the car with him at the time. The age of the child is not known.

Police will hold a press conference about 12.30pm on Sunday at Pacific Haven and will release more details at that time.

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