Former Caloundra woman Lisa Michelle Davies, who now lives in Cooroy, appeared in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court yesterday charged over the manslaughter of John Thomas Menelaws, 73.
Former Caloundra woman Lisa Michelle Davies, who now lives in Cooroy, appeared in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court yesterday charged over the manslaughter of John Thomas Menelaws, 73.

Woman banned from Caloundra for allegedly killing amputee

A WOMAN who allegedly pushed her amputee neighbour from his wheelchair, killing him, has been banned from Caloundra.

Former Caloundra woman Lisa Michelle Davies, who now lives in Cooroy, appeared in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court yesterday charged over the manslaughter of John Thomas Menelaws, 73.

Magistrate Cliff Taylor granted the 35-year-old an extension for bail, which means that while court proceedings are continuing she is free to live on the Sunshine Coast, except Caloundra.

The exclusion zone was outlined as part of Magistrate Taylor's strict set of conditions, which include steering clear of Caloundra and having no contact with witnesses.

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Miss Davies appeared in the court charged with manslaughter over the April 11 incident at Caloundra.

The court has not heard the full details of the death, however police allege Miss Davies pushed Mr Mene-laws out of his wheelchair.

Police were called to the Osprey St home at 3pm, where they found the badly injured man. Soon after they arrested Miss Davies.

Mr Menelaws was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Magistrate Taylor adjourned the matter until September 29 for mention.

Defence lawyers have requested time to gather further medical evidence.


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