A Gold Coast woman has died after her body was found on the side of the road down from her house late Sunday night.
Detective Inspector Marc Hogan labelled the attack, which left the 51-year-old with severe head trauma, as "brutal".
'We've yet to determine the full circumstances of what went on, this is obviously a very, very serious matter'.More news: Man shot dead in Delhi court
The neighbour who found Ms Cobby in the middle of Arthur Payne Court tried to save her, but she was declared dead at the scene by paramedics.
The woman's body was found by a passer-by at around 11.15pm.
The unnamed victim was a mother of three, and it is believed her children were inside the family home at the time, located some distance away from where the incident occurred.More news: Trump Pitches 'America First' Trade Policy at Asia-Pacific Summit
A 55-year-old Ashmore man known to the woman, was arrested by police and charged with her murder.
Police have confirmed the death is suspicious and investigations continue.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.More news: Two men from Thane arrested for threatening to 'hijack' plane
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