UPDATE: Crime Investigation Branch officers have spoken to the Chronicle at Eli Waters after a man was charged with the murder of Norma Ludlam.

On Wednesday afternoon detectives arrested and charged the 60-year-old man in Hervey Bay with the murder of Ms Ludlam earlier this month.

Detective Acting Superintendent Bruce McNab said the murder and two assault charges came after a two-week investigation.

EARLIER: Detectives investigating the death of a 75-year-old woman at Eli Waters earlier this month have charged a 60-year-old man with murder.

The woman was located with severe head injuries at a residence on Currawong Ct around 2.30pm on July 4.

She was transported to Hervey Bay Hospital where she was pronounced dead on July 6.

A 60-year-old Eli Waters man has been charged with one count of murder and is expected to appear in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

 


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