Man charged after sixth-floor balcony fall on Gold Coast

A MAN was charged yesterday with assault occasioning grievous bodily harm after a man fell from a sixth floor balcony on the Gold Coast.

Marcus Lopes, 38, was critically injured after falling onto the rooftop of Surfers Paradise strip club Hollywood Showgirls on Saturday morning.

A 39-year-old man has been charged and will appear in court on January 19.

Police said they were investigating potential links to bikie gangs and believed the man had been in a heated argument before his fall.



Quick actions prevented shopping centre fire from spreading

premium_icon Quick actions prevented shopping centre fire from spreading

Smoke was reported coming from a restaurant about 10.15am on Sunday

BREAKING: Fire crews battle bushfire west of Torbanlea

BREAKING: Fire crews battle bushfire west of Torbanlea

The fire broke out about 3pm in a lot along a rural Coast road

Atzori falls, supporters bewildered after judges’ decision

Atzori falls, supporters bewildered after judges’ decision

Greg Atzori’s supporters were left in shock after the decision

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