TWO MIDWIVES CHARGED WITH MANSLAUGHTER OVER 2012 INCIDENT

Two midwives have been charged with manslaughter over the death of a Victorian woman who suffered a haemorrhage during a home birth in 2012.

43-year-old Melody Bourne, from Mullumbimby, and 59-year-old Gaye Demanuele, from Preston in Victoria, were arrested by officers yesterday.

They will appear in Melbourne Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

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