Grandmother dead in double Southport stabbing

Stabbing - Matthew Howard

SOUTHPORT STABBING: Police line the suburban Southport street after the fatal stabbing. IMAGE: Matthew Howard (10News) SOURCE: Twitter

A GRANDMOTHER has been killed and a man critically injured following an alleged murder-attempted suicide at Southport.

Police were called to the Tuesley Easement home, off Tuesley Ct, around 8am on Friday following reports of a double stabbing.


The Bulletin reports that a 73-year-old man stabbed his 69-year-old partner to death before stabbing himself multiple times.

He was rushed to Gold Coast University Hospital with a serious neck wound.

Neighbours said the couple had lived in the home for almost two decades.

A crime scene has been established and the immediate area cordoned off as forensic teams analyse the scene.

If you or someone you know is battling depression, or struggling to cope, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Read more at the Gold Coast Bulletin.