A man has been charged with murder over the stabbing death of his partner at a home in Cairns last week.
The 38-year-old woman’s body was found around 3.00pm last Thursday after police were called to a home on Woomala Street at Woree.
The woman had allegedly sustained a number of stab wounds.
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A 47-year-old man was also found at the home suffering from critical injuries and was rushed to Cairns Base Hospital, where he remains.
He has since been charged with murder and is expected to front a bedside hearing this morning.