Queensland woman charged with manslaughter

A WOMAN has been charged over the suspicious death of a man on the Sunshine Coast.

The 39-year-old was taken into custody on Tuesday afternoon, just hours after the man was found slumped outside his Maleny home.

The 63-year-old was discovered at the Macadamia Drive property around midday, after reportedly falling and was taken to Maleny Hospital, where he later died.


The woman was arrested within hours and interviewed by Police.

She has since been charged with one count of manslaughter and is due to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court later today.

Investigations are continuing.

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