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Woman found dead on Worongary road

14 November 2017

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'.

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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.

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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.

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Woman found dead on Worongary road