Man dies in hospital after allegedly being punched in the head by a woman

A MAN has died after allegedly being punched in the head by a woman during a fight in outback Queensland.

Police said the pair became involved in an argument at the Railway Street home in Cloncurry on Tuesday night.

It’s understood the argument escalated and the woman punched the man in the head, causing him to fall and hit his head on the cement driveway.


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The man was rushed to the Mount Isa Hospital in a critical condition but died on Friday, police said.

The 32-year-old woman from Larapinta in the Northern Territory has been charged with grievous bodily harm.

Police confirmed the woman was known to the man but their relationship is not known.

She was initially charged with grievous bodily harm and appeared in Mount Isa Magistrates Court on Thursday where she was remanded in custody.

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