Category Archives: Clinical forensic medicine

Queensland cases of serious ADULT sexual assault, violent assault, forensic medicine, forensic evidence, medical evidence – particularly in cases where the victime is still alive.
Includes issues relating to rape kits, SAK (sexual assault kits), genital injuries during assault.
Includes deaths in custody, drugs in custodial context particularly watchhouse environments.
Includes transmission of Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS via skin injuries, spitting etc.
Includes toxicology analysis in suspicious death and driving matters.
Includes examination and treatment of police detainees.
Includes examination and investigation of health care related deaths.

John Collins lured girl to his yacht with promises of work before raping her

News.com.au Brooke Baskin  October 30, 2014

A SEX predator who lured a young woman on to his yacht with the promise of a job as a live-aboard nanny had raped three other women in similar circumstances before her.
A jury in the District Court in Brisbane on Thursday found John Collins, 76, guilty of the rape and aggravated sexual assault of a young woman on his yacht the Pan Pacific while it was moored at the Southport Marina between December 1, 1999 and February 1, 2000.

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Serious assault and arson charge, Collingwood Park

Qld Police Media October 31, 2014

A 39-year-old Collingwood Park man has been charged following an incident in Collingwood Park yesterday.
Police will allege they responded to reports of a disturbance on McCormack Court around 8.30am and were approached by a man in possession of a weapon.
It will further be alleged at around 12pm the man proceeded to set an area inside a McCormack Court residence alight.
He has been charged with serious assault police and arson and is scheduled to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today.

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Serious assault police, Strathpine

Qld Police Media October 31, 2014

Police have charged a man following an incident which occurred in Strathpine last night.
Around 8.40pm, police were called to the carpark of a shopping centre on Gympie Road at Strathpine.
While arresting the man for public nuisance, it will be alleged he struggled violently with a female police officer.
It will further be alleged as she arrested the man, he spat on her.
A 22-year-old Brisbane City man has been charged with serious assault, public nuisance and obstruct police.
He will appear in the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court today.

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Derek Sinden accused of dressing as a woman and robbing woman, 82, at Toombul

News.com.au Tony Keim October 29, 2014

A MAN dressed in women’s clothing followed an 82-year-old home from a Brisbane shopping centre and violently robbed her before using her credit cards to go on a shopping spree, a jury has heard.
A Brisbane District Court jury was told Derek Sinden, 45, robbed Margaret Baker after following her home from the Toombul Shopping Centre, on Brisbane’s northside, before rendering her unconscious and robbing her about 1pm on January 12 this year.

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Woman injured as three men attack her with a machete at a Broadbeach service station

Gold Coast Bulletin Lucy Kinbacher October 30, 2014

A HOUSE visit to collect money is believed to be the reasoning behind a vicious machete attack at Broadbeach this morning.
Police are currently investigating a ‘debt collection’ incident which left a woman with injuries to her face and wrist and damage to her car at a service station.

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Burglary, Raceview

Qld Police Media Oct. 29, 2014

Police have charged a 40-year-old man following investigations into a burglary at Raceview last night.
It will be alleged around 9.46pm, three men entered a Kingston Way address. A man inside the home confronted the men and was allegedly assaulted.
A 40-year-old man has been arrested and charged with one count each of armed robbery, burglary and stealing. He is due to appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court today.
Police are looking for two men to assist with their inquiries in relation to this incident.
The first man is described as being in his early 20s, with a large build and of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander appearance.
The second man is described as around 180cm tall, with short hair and wearing a white singlet.

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Yachtsman denies raping, drugging woman on vessel

Daily Mercury Adam Davies 28 October 2014

A QUEENSLAND yachtsman has emphatically told a jury that he did not drug and rape a woman in the late 90s aboard his vessel while it was moored at a marina.

John Collins, 76, pleaded not guilty on Monday in the Brisbane District Court to three sexual assault offences and a rape charge stemming from his interactions with the woman between December 1, 1999 and February 1, 2000.

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