Peter James Kempson is led into Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday
Peter James Kempson is led into Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday

Murder suspect appears in court

A 43-year-old man charged with the murder of a man at Rules Beach on Sunday has been remanded in custody.

Police said Bradley Ian Evans, 28, died after an alleged fight at Flat Rock picnic area near Rules Beach, south of Agnes Water, about 2am Sunday.

Peter James Kempson, from Gin Gin, made no plea during a brief appearance before Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday. He made no bail application and was remanded in custody with an order to appear in court again on February 6. Police said Mr Kempson and another man who was camping in the area were involved in an alleged altercation with Evans, a woman and two 16-year-old males.

One of the other males suffered serious cuts to the back of his head during the alleged incident.



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