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.

Jail after pub fight

Townsville Bulletin Emma Channon 1 September 2014

A MAN has been jailed for an alcohol-fuelled fight he says was consensual, that left the other person unconscious for 20 seconds. Shane Robert Alexander, 26, left blood pooling from his victim, after the pair started fighting outside a Cloncurry pub in March this year.

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Man accused of attempted rape, after hijacking woman in her own car at car wash, refused bail

Townsville Bulletin Emma Channon 30 August 2014

A MAN who allegedly took a woman hostage in her own car, demanded she drive him to Happy Valley before trying to rape her has been refused bail.   Brendon Ralph Bengaroo, 30, allegedly entered the woman’s car at a car wash and directed her where to take him before pinning her down after she told him to get out.  Police arrived soon after the incident, early on May 5, and found the woman bleeding on the side of the road.

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The Zone: Dealing with the meth explosion

Sydney Morning Herald Michael Short 31 August 2014

Michael Short interviews Sam Biondo, Chief of the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) about the use and impacts of methamphetamine into which the Victorian Parliament is conducting an inquiry.

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Serious assault, Surfers Paradise

QPS News 31 August 2014

Police have charged an Oxenford man following a serious assault that occurred late last night at Surfers Paradise.  A 45-year-old man was transported to the Gold Coast University Hospital for treatment of serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Serious traffic crash, Newport

QPS News 30 August 2014

Police are investigating a serious two-vehicle traffic crash at Newport this afternoon.  The 33-year-old male motorcyclist was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a serious condition.

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Unlawful wounding charge, Cannonvale

QPS News 30 August 2014

Police have charged a 60-year-old man following an incident at a residence in Cannonvale early this morning.   It will be alleged around 6.30am a man stuck a 33-year-old man with a blunt implement before wounding him with a knife.

The man was transported to Proserpine Hospital with head and facial injuries and cuts to his neck and arms.

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Fatal traffic crash, Marsden

QPS News 30 August 2014

Police investigating a fatal traffic crash that occurred yesterday evening at Marsden are appealing for witnesses.  One of the passengers , a 30-year-old pregnant woman, was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital suffering serious injuries. Her unborn baby died as a result of the crash.

Read more:  http://mypolice.qld.gov.au/blog/2014/08/30/fatal-traffic-crash-marsden/