A Queensland woman has been found dead inside a Brisbane garden.
Key points:A Brisbane woman has died in a Brisbane home over the weekendA gardener who died of a heart attack at home in Brisbane was also found deadA man who died in Queensland’s Garden State has been identified as an Australian who was working for a foreign governmentThe woman was believed to be aged between 34 and 45 years old.
The woman, believed to have been working for an Australian government agency, was found dead on Sunday morning inside her Brisbane home.
The body was taken to the Queensland Government’s Forensic Medicine Unit (FMU) and a post-mortem examination is expected to take place.
The cause of death has not been confirmed.
A woman who lives in the Brisbane home was not injured and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.
The man who was found in Brisbane’s Garden state has been positively identified as a Australian who died working for the Australian Government’s Department of Health (DOH) in the country.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has confirmed it is investigating the death.”DFAT is aware of the report and has been in contact with the Australian Federal Police,” a DFAT spokesperson said in a statement.
“We are investigating this matter to establish the circumstances surrounding the death.””DFATS priority is to ensure the safety of all our employees and staff.
DFAT is in contact closely with the relevant authorities to provide support and advice to our employees.”
The Australian Government said the death was a tragic loss to the community and the State Government and its agencies.
“Our thoughts and sympathies are with the family of the deceased, the gardener and their loved ones,” DFAT said.
Topics:family,death,perth-6000,brisbane-4000,brisbanon-4250,qld,australiaFirst posted January 08, 2019 16:41:47Contact Sam CrouchMore stories from Queensland