Man charged after attempting to gas woman inside caravan

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a woman in Doonan on the Sunshine Coast.

Police say around 2.00am on July 5, a 48-year-old woman was asleep in a caravan on Marnie Crescent when she was woken by a strange sound.

The woman then discovered gas being released into the caravan.


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Following a crime scene examination and ongoing investigations, yesterday detectives arrested and charged a 62-year-old man with one count of Attempted Murder.

He is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court today.