Norman Olsen dies after bid to stop alleged domestic dispute in Toowoomba
Updated February 24, 2016
A 65-year-old good Samaritan has died in hospital after he was allegedly assaulted trying to help a woman in Toowoomba.
Norman Olsen was driving with his partner in the suburb of Wilsonton on Monday when police say he saw a woman being attacked by a young man in an alleged domestic dispute.
The Vietnam veteran tried to intervene but was allegedly pushed to the ground by 22-year-old James Callow, who has since been charged with manslaughter.
Mr Olsen hit his head on the road.
He was taken to Toowoomba Hospital with a serious head injury before being taken to Brisbane's Princess Alexandra Hospital, where he died late on Tuesday.
Detective Inspector Paul McCusker said Mr Olsen should be commended for his actions.
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