Man, 73, Charged With Manslaughter, Rape And Torture

A 73-year-old Queensland man has been charged with manslaughter, rape and torture a year after a woman died.

The man has also been charged with unlawful striking causing death, deprivation of liberty and a number of assault offences after the 66-year-old woman died in the Hervey Bay Hospital November last year.

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He is expected to appear in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Monday, and police will update the media about the case later on Monday.

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