- Man, 64, was found dead at his Alexandra Hills home in Brisbane on August 14
- Wife, 66, is accused of drugging and killing him after he bought a $20,000 boat
- Police believe the woman took the same medication she allegedly gave husband
A woman accused of drugging and slaying her husband after he bought a $20,000 boat has been charged with murder.
The 66-year-old allegedly killed her spouse of more than 40 years on Friday after giving him prescription medication and slitting his wrists when he passed out.
The 64-year-old alleged victim was found dead at the couple's home at Alexandra Hills in Brisbane.
Police found man's body at about 10.30am when a family member raised the alarm.
The woman allegedly told officers she killed her husband, who suffered from bipolar, after he purchased a $20,000 boat days before.
The woman took the same medication she allegedly used to drug her husband and was resuscitated at the scene, The Courier Mail reported.
She was charged with murder and briefly appeared at Cleveland Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
She could not apply for bail due to the nature of the charges and has been remanded in custody until further mention in court on October 29.
Police are continuing to investigate the matter.