Man charged with murder after woman's body found on Gold Coast street

A 55-year-old man said to be the woman's ex-husband was found injured in a nearby street

A 55-year-old man said to be the woman's ex-husband was found injured in a nearby street

Around 11.15pm the woman was located by a member of the public on the road of Arthur Payne Court.

Andrew Cobby was expressionless as he was led away from the family's Gold Coast home on Monday evening charged with murdering his 51-year-old partner and mother of three.

'We've yet to determine the full circumstances of what went on, this is obviously a very, very serious matter'.

The man is receiving medical treatment at the Robina Hospital and is being questioned by police.

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Police responded to the incident just after 11pm - the woman was found to have had suffered severe head trauma, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 55-year-old Ashmore man, who is known to the woman, was arrested by police and charged with her murder after being interviewed by detectives for several hours.

He appeared on Tuesday in the Southport Magistrates Court, where his case was adjourned to December 7.

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