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At least three in custody over Brisbane park homicide

At least three people have been arrested as part of the murder investigation into a melee at a park on Brisbane’s northside on Sunday that killed teenager Girum Mekonnen.

Police have confirmed those arrested were taken to the Brisbane City Watchhouse but were yet to be charged. Police have not confirmed how many people were in custody.

Girum Mekonnen, 19, was fatally stabbed at O’Callaghan Park in Zillmere in Brisbane's north on Sunday evening.

Girum Mekonnen, 19, was fatally stabbed at O’Callaghan Park in Zillmere in Brisbane’s north on Sunday evening.Credit:Facebook

Mr Mekonnen, 19, died at the scene after paramedics could not revive him after a brawl between two groups in Zillmere on Sunday evening.

He and 10 others who were injured were from the same group.

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