Police at the scene of the alleged assault last week. Picture: Jacob Miley
Police at the scene of the alleged assault last week. Picture: Jacob Miley

Neighbourhood attack victim dies

A WOMAN has died from injuries sustained in an assault at a South Mackay unit complex last month.

Shirley Page, 72, died at Mackay Base Hospital early Friday morning.

Police will allege a 22-year-old man became involved in an argument with Ms Page at their Morley St unit complex on October 23.

It will be alleged the man pushed the 72-year-old to the ground resulting in her suffering major head trauma.

A man was charged with grievous bodily harm on October 25.

He has been remanded in custody and will reappear in the Mackay Magistrates Court via videolink on December 18  2017.

Investigations are ongoing.

 


Humungous grants for Darling Downs and southwest community groups

Premium Content Humungous grants for Darling Downs and southwest community...

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being spent on community groups and councils...

Identities of men who allegedly held up Maranoa servo revealed

Premium Content Identities of men who allegedly held up Maranoa servo...

The two men who have been charged with allegedly robbing a Warrego Highway servo...

Meatworks to quadruple output in exciting expansion project

Premium Content Meatworks to quadruple output in exciting expansion project

Charleville’s biggest employer is set to receive a massive expansion which will...