Bashed Rockhampton granny dies
THE Rockhampton woman brutally bashed and raped on Australia Day has died this morning.
The 82-year-old had been on life support in a critical condition at the Royal Brisbane Hospital for more than a week, while her family maintained a bedside vigil.
The severity of her day-time attack shocked the Rockhampton community.
Her alleged attacker is in police custody facing a number of charges.
Rockhampton police this morning said they would be reviewing the case today.
The man, 18, now faces a possible murder charge.
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