Man charged after allegedly using guitar to bash woman

A 51-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm following investigations into an incident at Innot Hot Springs on August 29.

Police will allege the man has physically assaulted a 38-year-old, Mount Garnett woman by striking her to the head with a guitar.

The woman was transported to Atherton Hospital on September 12, as a result of her injury deteriorating.  She was later transferred to Cairns Hospital where she remains in a serious condition.

The woman and the man were known to each other.

The man is due to appear in the Mareeba Magistrates Court tomorrow, September 21.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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