A 31 year old man was refused bail in NSW on Sunday, 30 June 2024, on allegations that he had murdered a woman known to him. Concerns have been raised at the response time of Police given the woman was found by Police “unconscious but breathing” 1 hour after a welfare call by a neighbor was made.

Assistant Commissioner McKenna said a critical incident had been declared with NSW Police to investigate the response time, and why the incident was not deemed a higher priority by emergency dispatchers.

The delay in the timing of police acknowledging that call and attending the scene has given me enough concern,” he said. “Certainly, when they [the responding officers] acknowledge the call, they were nearby and it took them only two minutes to attend the location,”


In a separate incident in Queensland, a 51-year-old has been charged with the murder of a woman of the same age known to him on Friday, 28 June 2024.

It will be alleged an altercation occurred at a Mighell property around 4.15pm where the woman sustained a fatal stab wound,” the police said.

He has now been charged with one count of murder (domestic violence offence) and is due to appear at Cairns Magistrates Court on July 1.”

Investigations are ongoing to determine what further offences the man allegedly committed after he left the scene… Police are appealing to witnesses, particularly anyone with relevant CCTV or dashcam vision, to immediately come forward.


The above occurrences of two disturbing events within such a brief timeframe show a pattern of behavior emerging across Australia, prompting heightened scrutiny and calls for vigilance.

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