Former Tauranga woman’s death sparks murder investigation

April 18, 2016 6:34 am

Melanie Floyd, 28, died last night. She had been taken to Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital on Wednesday after her boyfriend called paramedics. Photo / Facebook
The family of a former woman who was taken to hospital with serious head injuries in Brisbane turned off her life support on Saturday night.
The Brisbane Times reported that Melanie Floyd, 28, was found unconscious at her unit in Brisbane’s inner north on Wednesday afternoon.
The hospitality worker had suffered critical head injuries and died in hospital overnight Saturday, after her family made the heartbreaking decision to turn off her life support, the Brisbane Times reported.
Ms Floyd’s death is now a murder investigation.

Melanie Floyd. Photo / FacebookMelanie Floyd. Photo / Facebook

A gofundme fundraising page has been set up on behalf of Ms Floyd’s family by “a group of Melanie’s Floyd’s nearest and dearest, looking to support her loving family through this difficult time”.


“We hope to raise as much money as we can, as quickly as we can to ease any pressure at this time,” the page read.The page said funds raised would assist Ms Floyd’s family with funeral arrangements as well as travel and accommodation costs.
“Melanie left an imprint on so many of our lives. Her smile, her loyalty, her friendship and her ability to make everything hilarious will be greatly missed.
“Any donation will mean so much to her family, who are a living testament to the light she was to us all.”
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