Man charged over Bluewater murder

August 17, 2022 8:00 am in by
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The boyfriend of a 44-year-old woman has been charged with murder, after her body was found in bushland near Townsville.

A group of teenagers were quad biking over the weekend, when they made the grim discovery in Bluewater.

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Detectives on the case say the mother of four had only recently got into a relationship with the man.

He has also been charged with one count each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm after allegedly shooting at a vehicle in Yarlboroo on Sunday, August 14.

The man is also facing a stealing charge for a fuel drive-off at a Giru service station on August 13.

He will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court today.