Two people arrested over bashing death of Coomera Man

UPDATE: A FEMALE sex worker and her boyfriend have been charged with murder, following the death of Coomera man Mark Spencer.

The woman, a 33-year-old mother of three and her 28-year-old boyfriend were charged on Wednesday.

It is alleged that Mr Spencer had responded to a post advertising sexual services on the website Craigslist.


Detective Superintendent David Hutchinson said the pair advertised sexual services, however went to Spencer’s home with the intention of robbing him.

Hutchinson stated that the woman knew Mr Spencer but he did not know she was the person behind the advertisement.

Police also released a second weapon they believe was used in the assault on Mr Spencer, a black baseball bat.

Both are due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on Thursday.

EARLIER: POLICE have arrested two people over the suspected murder of a Coomera man bashed to death on his back verandah.

Mark Emmanuel Spencer was bashed to death on October 1, with what police believe was a targeted attack.

A man and woman were arrested this afternoon by Gold Coast Police, however no charges have been laid.