Son Charged With Murder After Mother Was Found Dead

A 66-year-old mother died from knife wounds inside her apartment on Brunswick St, opening an investigation into a potential domestic violence murder.

The Queensland Police confirmed that her 42-year-old son had been charged with the alleged murder.

The police made a forceful entry into the unit and discovered the deceased female after conducting a welfare check on 2 April 2024. Her husband, who was in Western Australia, called for the welfare check.

A crime scene has been declared, and forensics, detectives, and uniform officers have been on the scene.

“As a result of further investigations, a male person is now at the Valley police station helping detectives with their enquiries,” Inspector Karl Hahne informed reporters.

Inspector Hahne reassured the community that there was no further threat. The man involved has been charged with one count of murder (DV offence) following his arrest.

“We believe this threat has been contained, so our investigations centre on finding out what occurred today and the days leading up to today,” he said.

Published 20-April-2024

Two Males Stole Parcels, Police Investigating

Two males allegedly stole some parcels from Fortitude Valley home. The police are on the hunt for these suspects after a report of parcel theft that occurred on December 5, 2023.

Initial investigations reveal that the two males entered the foyer of a Water Street address in Fortitude Valley and stole numerous parcels.

Investigations are still ongoing, and the police are appealing to the public to contact them for any information.

You may contact them using the online suspicious activity form which is open 24 hours at When reporting, please quote the reference number: QP2302075801.

Stay safe, Fortitude Valley!

Published 18-January-2024