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Husband charged with murder over woman killed by tractor slasher south of Brisbane

Madeleine AchenzaNCA NewsWire
A woman has allegedly been killed by her husband, who ran over her with a tractor slasher
Camera IconA woman has allegedly been killed by her husband, who ran over her with a tractor slasher Credit: 7NEWS/ 7NEWS

A man has been charged with murder after his wife was killed when she was run over by the slasher attachment of a tractor in an alleged domestic violence incident.

Emergency services were called after reports of a sudden death at an Undullah Rd property in Woodhill, near Beaudesert, south of Brisbane, about 9.30am on Thursday.

When officers arrived at the property, they found a 41-year-old Woodhill woman.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Investigators at the farm near Beaudesert where a woman was killed by a tractor thresher. Picture : Supplied / ABC
Camera IconInvestigators at the farm near Beaudesert where a woman was killed by a tractor slasher. Supplied / ABC Credit: ABC
The woman was killed by a tractor on the farm near Beaudesert on Thursday. Picture : Supplied / ABC
Camera IconThe woman was killed by a tractor on the farm near Beaudesert on Thursday. Supplied / ABC Credit: ABC

Police have charged a 44-year-old man, understood to be her husband, with domestic violence murder on Friday morning.

He was also charged with interfering with a corpse.

The man has been refused police bail and is due to appear in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Friday.

Assignment Freelance Picture A woman has died from being run over by a slasher attachment of a
 tractor at a property in Logan, south of Brisbane. Picture: 7 News
Camera IconA woman has died from being run over by a slasher attachment of a tractor at a property in Logan, south of Brisbane. 7 News Credit: News Corp Australia

Paramedics found the woman with “significant injuries” after what was described as a “farm machinery incident”.

Logan Criminal Investigation Branch have since launched an investigation into the woman’s sudden death.

“A crime scene has been declared and investigations are underway,” Queensland Police stated.

It’s understood the property is a sugar cane farm.

1800RESPECT/ 1800 737 732: A 24-hour national sexual assault, family and domestic violence counselling line for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

Originally published as Husband charged with murder over woman killed by tractor slasher south of Brisbane

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