Police investigating the brutal murder of a father on Brisbane's southside, believe it wasn't a random attack.
Detectives think the 35-year-old man may have been lured out of his Kuraby home around midnight on Wednesday morning, by someone who switched off the power supply.
Police found the man dead on the front lawn of the place on St George Street after his wife, who heard the commotion from inside along with his kids, made a frantic call for help.
It's understood a witness told police they heard a car outside the home just before the attack, blaring loud music from the stereo.
"Based on the information we have at the moment, we don't think there's a random person running through the streets of Brisbane. We think the incident has revolved around this particular address," said Detective Tony Fleming on Wednesday.
"By all accounts, he [the victim] was a decent fellow. He had some private businesses, he had a young family, I understand he was a religious man, a Muslim. There's nothing jumping out about his character."
"Anyone's death is a tragedy, but certainly the circumstances around this are concerning to us. That is why, from the very first moment, there was a significant number of resources applied to this case."
Officers spent the morning door-knocking locals and speaking to witnesses but they are yet to make an arrest, at this stage it is believed they haven't established any suspects.
Anyone who lives or was travelling around St George Street between 11pm Tuesday and 1am Wednesday, who may have information that can assist detectives, particularly those with CCTV or car dash cam footage, are urged to contact Crimestoppers.