Qld man charged after woman allegedly choked and stabbed

A MAN has been charged after a woman was allegedly subjected to a series of horrific assaults, which included being choked and stabbed.

Police were called to a home at Kennedy around 3.30pm on January 13 following reports of a fight between a man and woman.

Upon arrival at the house, officers located a woman in her 30s with a number of injuries after she was allegedly “slapped and grabbed by the hair several times.”


“It will be alleged that on January 11 the woman was also assaulted by a man at the address during which time she was choked,” police said in a statement.

“It will be further alleged that another assault occurred on January 12 during which time the woman sustained two stab wounds from a knife, one in her thigh and the other her arm.”

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment.

A 41-year-old Innisfail man has since been charged with unlawful strangulation – domestic violence offence, unlawful wounding – domestic violence offence and assault occasioning bodily harm – domestic violence offence.

He appeared in the Innisfail Magistrates Court on Monday and has been remanded in custody to re-appear on February 4.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast

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