Examinations continuing into terrible murder of lady at Gold Coast residence

UPDATE @ 12.00 PM|Cops are checking into whether an axe and a belt might have played a part in the brutal death of a senior woman in Varsity

Lakes. The 82-year-old’s body was located in gruesome scenes of the Gerona Circuit garage just after lunch break yesterday.

Her husband, likewise 82, was found subconscious on the property as an outcome of a supposed overdose and also was hospitalised.


Detectives suspect the horrific scenes are the outcome of a tried murder-suicide and also have because billed the guy with murder.

The situation was mentioned briefly in Southport court this morning, where it was adjourned up until next week.

Meantime, detectives are still trying to piece together what may have occurred in the minutes leading up to the fatality.

Investigator Inspector Chris Ahearn claims cops haven’t been able to establish an intention, and also there were a number of explorations made at the scene.

“An axe was located at the residence. That product is the subject of our recurring investigations.

“A message mortem will be carried out shortly– hopefully today– and afterwards we’ll get a better image on if that has played any duty in the death of this lady.

“A belt has likewise been discovered, there’s a number of items there that are of passion to us,” Detective Inspector Ahearn said.

“At this phase, in regards to motive, there’s different opportunities of query being taken a look at to try and establish the reason for this woman shedding her life.

“We’re certain that there is no third party, yet our examination does continue as well as we’re interested in speaking to any person that might have been in that area at the time to aid up flesh out the complete circumstances of this case,” he added.

At the time of creating, the man was still undergoing more screening in health center.

Police have validated that they’re considering his mental health as part of their investigations however can not validate what compound he purportedly overdosed on.

The male will be required to front court, supplied he’s cleared to leave the health center.

EARLIER @ 6.00 AM| A senior male’s been billed with murder after he was discovered unconscious next to his dead better half’s body in Varsity Lakes yesterday.

It’s comprehended a family member had actually been attempting to get in call with the pair before asking authorities to conduct a welfare check yesterday mid-day.

Police officers came to the Gerona Circuit residence around 1.30 pm to discover a terrible and also bloody scene.

An 82-year-old lady was found dead, while her 82-year-old hubby was subconscious as well as had to be hospitalised.

Police quickly deemed the fatality suspicious and performed investigations.

The male, who’s still under authorities guard in healthcare facility, has actually now been charged with murder and is because of front court today if he’s cleared by the health center.

Investigatives are still questioning him to determine exactly what took place in the lead as much as the disaster.

It’s recognized an axe was discovered at the property.

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