Critically injured woman dies in hospital at Pottsville

A woman has died in hospital after being found with critical injuries at a home on the state’s Far North Coast earlier this month.

About 6pm on Saturday 10 October 2020, officers from Tweed/Byron Police District were called to a unit on Elfran Avenue, Pottsville, after a 44-year-old woman was found with head injuries by a family member.

She was treated at the scene and taken to Tweed Heads District Hospital, before being transferred to the Gold Coast University Hospital where she died yesterday (Saturday 24 October 2020).

An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the incident to determine how and where the woman sustained her injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the nearby area in the hours leading up the discovery of the injured woman to contact Tweed Heads detectives or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Tweed Heads detectives or Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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