A WOMAN is dead and a man is seriously injured following an alleged domestic disturbance at a house in Cairns.
Police were called to reports of a domestic dispute at the Woomala Street home at Woree just before 3pm AEST.
When they arrived, they allegedly located the body of a woman. She had allegedly been stabbed to death.
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A man was also found with serious injuries at the address. It’s believed he too had sustained knife wounds.
He has been taken to Cairns Base Hospital for treatment.
The relationship between the man and the woman remains unclear, and their ages have not been released.
Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch and Scenes of Crime officers are at the scene.
There is no further information available at this time.
— Renee Cluff (@ReneeCluff) October 13, 2016