Cruise ship passenger charged after trying to throw partner overboard

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Updated October 19, 2018 17:55:15

A man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to throw his partner overboard from cruise ship Radiance of the Seas.

The 46-year-old Queensland man was arrested when the ship docked in Hobart.

Police allege the man attempted to throw his partner overboard following an altercation at 3:30am on Thursday, while the ship was en route.

They were called to the ship at 8:30am when it docked.

Police have described it as a family violence incident.

The man appeared in the Hobart Magistrates Court on Friday afternoon and was remanded in custody.

He will appear in the Supreme Court next February.

Topics: murder-and-manslaughter, crime, community-and-society, domestic-violence, law-crime-and-justice, hobart-7000, tas, qld

First posted October 19, 2018 16:51:37

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