A Tongan woman has died in Australia on Thursday after allegedly being stabbed to death by her neighbour.
‘Ana Afā Fesimaka Moimoi, 43, was given first aid then taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, where she died.
Police told local media they were called to a unit complex on Oxford Street in Hamilton about 8.45am after reports of a disturbance.
They found Moimoi in her unit with stab wounds.
Police said they had charged her 55-year-old neighbour with one count each of murder and entering with intent.
She is due to appear before Brisbane Magistrates Court on Friday.
The women both lived in the unit complex on Oxford Street, which police said “may be operated by Public Housing”.
Detective Inspector John Mison from the Gateway Crime Group said there was no information to suggest it was a domestic violence incident, and nothing to suggest forced entry to the unit.
He said police had attended the unit complex before, and there had been previous reports of disturbances there.
Mison appealed for public help with the investigation “to determine the exact timeline of what occurred”.
“A team of detectives are out at the scene conducting door knocks and speaking to witnesses … to obtain the complete picture in relation to what occurred this morning,” Mison said.
“We’ve got scientific officers down at the scene conducting an investigation.
“They’ll be doing a search looking for the weapon. I can’t confirm if that’s been seized.”