Man charged over Caboolture stabbing murder

May 18, 2023 9:30 am in by
Body found at Luguna.

A 27 year-old Morayfield woman stabbed to death in an alleged domestic violence incident at Caboolture on Wednesday night leaves behind four young children.

Heather Ball was allegedly killed by a 29 year-old Morayfield man outside a Short Street unit complex around 8.30pm on Wednesday.

The man was eventually caught after a dramatic chase up the Bruce Highway towards the Sunshine Coast when he allegedly rammed a police car at Yandina.

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He has been charged with one count of murder (domestic violence), two counts each of attempted murder and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and one count each of evading police and contravention of a domestic violence order.

He is expected to appear before Caboolture Magistrates Court via video link today.

Police continue to appeal to anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage in the vicinity of Short Street on the night of May 17 to come forward.

Anyone with information or footage in relation to the traffic crash is also asked to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at or call 131 444.

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Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at

Quote these reference numbers: QP2300816374, QP2300816907

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic and family violence, you should report it to police.

Support and counselling is available from the following agencies:

-DVConnect Womensline: 1800 811 811
-DVConnect Mensline: 1800 600 636
-1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732

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More information is also available from the Queensland Government Domestic and Family Violence portal.