Man charged with murder after fight at Gold Coast hospital

A man has been charged with murder following a brutal fight at the Gold Coast University Hospital on Friday.

The violent altercation is alleged to have broken out just after 8.00am, while two men, aged 53 and 38, were both attending the Southport Hospital.

“It will be further alleged that as a result of the altercation, the 53-year-old Townsville man suffered serious head injuries and died in hospital on Sunday,” police said in a statement.


The 38-year-old man has since been charged with one count of murder and is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court this morning.

Police said the men were not known to each other.