Police update: Suspicious death, Newmarket

Detectives have charged a woman with murder following the suspicious death of a man in Newmarket overnight.

It will be alleged the woman, who was known to the man, stabbed him when he returned to his Ward Street residence around 7pm.

The 51-year-old man was declared deceased at the scene.

A 53-year-old Kangaroo Point woman, who was located at the scene, has been charged with one count of murder, two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm and one count of going armed so as to cause fear.

She will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today. June 17.

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