Murder charges laid against nine people over Toowoomba woman’s death

Murder charges laid against nine people over Toowoomba woman’s death

Updated May 17, 2018 16:50:03 Photo: The Toowoomba unit block where Debbie Combarngo, 37, was found with stab wounds to the chest. (ABC News: Amy Phillips) A group of nine people have all been charged with murder over the assault and fatal stabbing of a 37-year-old mother. The six women …

Woman’s genitals allegedly burnt with branding iron in body modification procedure

Woman’s genitals allegedly burnt with branding iron in body modification procedure

By Emma Simkin Posted May 15, 2018 12:03:31 Photo: Brendan Russell’s work includes tongue splitting and scarification. (ABC News: Emma Simkin) A man who styles himself as a body modifier has been accused of burning a woman’s genitals with a branding iron during a procedure. Brendan Russell did not speak …

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Updated May 11, 2018 18:24:36 Photo: Elizabeth said Police Commissioner Ian Stewart told her he had ordered a review of the matter. (ABC News) Related Story: Domestic violence complainant’s details leaked to ex; top cop agrees to meeting A Queensland police officer accused of leaking a woman’s address to her …

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Commissioner ‘orders review’ into officer who leaked woman’s address to allegedly abusive partner

Posted May 11, 2018 05:51:20 Photo: Elizabeth said Police Commissioner Ian Stewart told her he had ordered a review of the matter. (ABC News) Related Story: Domestic violence complainant’s details leaked to ex; top cop agrees to meeting A Queensland police officer accused of leaking a woman’s address to her …

NSW Coroner finds surgeon should never have performed obese woman’s weight-loss operation

NSW Coroner finds surgeon should never have performed obese woman’s weight-loss operation

Updated April 26, 2018 12:48:41 A Sydney surgeon should never have operated on a obese woman who died when her stomach developed a tear after weight-loss surgery, a Coroner has found. Margot Pegum, 68, had a balloon inserted in her stomach in April 2015, despite being at higher risk due …

Elderly woman’s repeated abuse by carers caught on hidden camera, Perth court hears

Elderly woman’s repeated abuse by carers caught on hidden camera, Perth court hears

Posted March 26, 2018 19:23:15 Photo: Glenda Lua (left) and Luz Ando Freeman are accused of repeatedly assaulting Jean Robins. (Facebook: Glenda Lua, Luz Freeman) A 92-year-old woman with dementia had a teddy bear thrown in her face and her legs dropped onto a bed railing by two carers at …

Woman’s naked prison transfer prompts calls to change system for mentally ill inmates

Woman’s naked prison transfer prompts calls to change system for mentally ill inmates

Posted March 26, 2018 11:07:08 There are calls to change prison transportation systems after a young woman was transported from prison to a mental health facility naked while she was experiencing menstrual bleeding. The Indigenous woman was in severe distress when she was transported from Bandyup Women’s Prison to a …