Police have launched a homicide investigation into the overnight death of a young woman who was found severely injured in a Brisbane unit last Wednesday 13 April.
28-year-old Melanie Floyd was found with severe head injuries in her unit in the northern suburb of Windsor.
Her 24-year-old partner had called paramedics at lunchtime, telling them he could not wake her. Ms Floyd was transported to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition and placed on life support, but died as a result of her injuries.
Ms Floyd had lived in the Windsor unit for about 18 months and she had been in a relationship with her partner “for some time”. 7 News reported the woman took out a domestic violence order against her Ph-D student boyfriend last year.
Ms Floyd’s partner has since declined to assist the investigation into Ms Floyd’s death.
Condolences go to Ms Floyd’s family and friends.
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