Topics:  fatal shooting, maryborough correctional centre

Man in court over shooting death

A 28-YEAR-old accused in the shooting death of Mt Isa man Aaron Dale MacFarlane has faced court in Hervey Bay today.

Sean Murray Hopkins will remain in custody until he faces court again on May 17.

Hopkins, a Mt Isa resident who has been in the Maryborough Correctional Centre since February, is accused of murdering 30-year-old Mr MacFarlane at Mt Isa, in the state's north west, on January 4.

Mr MacFarlane was driven to and dumped at the Mt Isa Hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach about 9.30pm on January 3.

He died early the next day.

Hopkins was formally charged yesterday and his is the third arrest linked to the death.

In court, Magistrate Tom Killeen adjourned the case, allowing time for Hopkins' solicitor to fly to Hervey Bay to represent him.



Local Real Estate

Featured Jobs

Fraser Coast jobs listed daily



Around the Network

Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Have Your Say

Balancing the books: Queensland's...
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Taurus

You need a diagnostic framework to work through professional issues. Look at the big picture to sort out the details. Power struggles in your...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save