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Tragedy in Alma St Maryborough

Maryborough police station 17

Homicide Squad detectives have arrested a 39-year-old Maryborough man over the death of a grandmother in Alma St before dawn (Mon 14 May 2018).

The two were known to each other.

The 52-year-old woman was found suffering serious injuries at 3.45am. Paramedics treated her but she died a short time later.

The man was arrested just before midday in nearby Brougham St and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

SES personnel were also seen this morning conducting a line search.

Angela Tucker from the Maryborough Advertiser has been at the scene watching forensic police and paramedics enter the Alma St unit.   

Neighbours have described the grandmother as a loving and caring woman who would be greatly missed by the community.