Woman dies after struggle with home intruders in North Lakes, Brisbane

Boxing Day chaos as woman is brutally murdered during a late-night home invasion as she tried to fight off intruders on her front porch

A woman had died and a man has been injured following a struggle with two intruders who broke into their home.

Emergency services were called to the North Lakes home north of Brisbane on Monday night following reports of a home invasion. 

A man and woman inside the home disturbed the intruders and a scuffle broke out on the front porch.

The woman was injured in the altercation and died at the scene, despite desperate attempts by paramedics to revive her.

The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

A manhunt for the two intruders who fled the scene continues.

Police have set up a crime scene and launched a homicide investigation.

Forensic officers spent the night at the cordoned off home scouring for evidence and remained there on Tuesday morning.

Police urge anyone with information or footage to contact Crime Stoppers.

More to come 

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