View from the fence behind Birdees. Picture: Annette Dew
View from the fence behind Birdees. Picture: Annette Dew

Man dies in fall from nightclub fence

A MAN, 18, has been found dead in Fortitude Valley in inner Brisbane, with police believing his serious head injuries are from falling from a fence.

The victim is from Bribie Island. It is believed he fell while trying to climb a fence behind Birdees nightclub.

The man's body was found at midday.

"A man was located deceased with severe head injury in a laneway on Gipps St around 12pm," police said in a statement.

"While investigations are ongoing, it appears the man may have fallen while climbing a fence overnight."

The fence running behind the building. Picture: Annette Dew
The fence running behind the building. Picture: Annette Dew

 

 

Originally published as Man dies in fall from nightclub fence



REVEALED: shocking number of Southern Downs dog ‘attacks’

Premium Content REVEALED: shocking number of Southern Downs dog ‘attacks’

Council data exposes which hot spots are the worst for terrifying run-ins with...

COLD CASE: Star-crossed lovers spark triple murder

Premium Content COLD CASE: Star-crossed lovers spark triple murder

The Upper Freestone farmer was the quiet type, notorious for his ‘high morals’ and...

Frustrated Warwick mum assaults child’s ‘bully’

Premium Content Frustrated Warwick mum assaults child’s ‘bully’

The court heard the woman’s special needs son had been physically attacked days...