Security guard charged with manslaughter of elderly hospital patient

A hospital security guard has been charged with the manslaughter of an elderly patient.

The 50-year-old appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today charged over the death of the 81-year-old.

Police say the hospital guard was charged following ongoing investigations into an incident at the Prince Charles Hospital on April 30.


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Two weeks after the altercation, the elderly man passed away at the Royal Brisbane and Woman’s Hospital.

Investigations are continuing.