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


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