Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Man arrested over attack on couple

A man aged in his 70s has died and his wife has suffered serious head injuries at a property north of Brisbane this morning.

Police say their initial information indicates that at around 9.20am, officers responded to an address in Bramston Court to conduct a welfare check.

“Upon arrival, police located the man and the woman, both aged in their seventies and with serious head injuries,” Police said.

The man was declared deceased at the scene.

The woman was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Police took a 26-year-old Beachmere man into custody.

He was later charged with one count of murder, and one count of attempted murder.

He was refused police bail and is due to appear in Pine Rivers Magistrates Court tomorrow, April 26.

The 71-year-old female victim remains in the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition.

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