Woman bashed, choked, doused in petrol on Gold Coast

A man has been charged over a horrifying domestic violence assault, which saw a woman bashed, choked and doused in petrol.

The shocking attack took place at a home in Upper Coomera on the Gold Coast last Thursday.

Police said the man, 50, tried to suffocate the 45-year-old woman before choking her and throwing petrol all over her body.


The man is being extradited back to Queensland from Newcastle today on charges of grievous bodily harm, choking, suffocating, strangulation, wilful damage, stealing and two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm associated with domestic violence offence.

He will face Southport Court on Friday April 7.