Man In Hospital After Boat Brawl, Another Charged With Attempted Murder
A man has been charged with attempted murder after a fight broke out on a boat in far north Queensland.
Police say two Portsmith men, aged 64 and 27 and known to each other, got into a fight on a boat moored at Admiralty Island at Cairns about 6am on Friday.
The older man received a serious cut to his neck and made his way to shore, where he was met by emergency workers.
He was taken to Cairns Hospital for surgery and is in a stable condition.
The younger man has been charged with attempted murder and is due to face the Cairns Magistrates Court on Monday.