Police lay murder charge at Southport

A 25-year-old woman has passed away in hospital from her injuries sustained during a disturbance at an apartment complex at Southport where a child was also taken initiating an Amber Alert.

Police were called to an apartment complex in Como Crescent shortly after 5pm on November 27 where they located an unresponsive woman and established a crime scene.

It is alleged a man removed an 11-month-old baby boy from the location prior to officers arriving.

The baby was located safe and well around midnight after being taken to Crestmead Police Station.

The man was arrested in Oxley shortly after 12.30am.

A grey Mazda CX9 has been seized by police as part of ongoing investigations.

The 25-year-old woman had been taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital with life-threatening injuries where she has since passed away.

A 34-year-old man from Crestmead has had his charges upgraded to murder.

He is expected to appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court today.

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