A man has died after falling into a horse trough while using the bathtub in a Queensland house, police say.
Key points:The man, aged in his 60s, was found in the bath in the house in Brisbane’s west on Wednesday, March 5The man was taken to hospital but died thereHe was not wearing a helmet and had no injuriesPolice have released a video showing the man’s steps through the bath.
He was found unconscious and in a pool of blood in the back garden of the house.
“It is a very tragic incident, we do not have a criminal motive,” Acting Superintendent Paul Karr said.
“We do have a medical assessment on him, and we have spoken to his family and he has no history of illness or any health issues.”
“We are appealing for the public’s assistance to identify a person who was present at the scene.”
He said the man was not dressed for the water, and had only been wearing shorts and a shirt.
“There were a lot of people here at the time who were bathing, and he did not have any equipment,” he said.
Police said the house was being inspected by a professional, and they were asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
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