Police allege the man was a registered Chinese herbal medicine practitioner who had been treating the woman for an existing medical condition.
Police allege the man was a registered Chinese herbal medicine practitioner who had been treating the woman for an existing medical condition. Igor Dutina

Herbal medico charged with manslaughter after woman's death

A HERBAL medicine practitioner is to face court in Sydney charged with manslaughter.

It follows an investigation into the death of a 56-year-old woman in June.

Following the results of an autopsy, a 52-year-old man was arrested about 4pm yesterday in Hornsby.

He was charged and refused bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court today.

Police allege the man was a registered Chinese herbal medicine practitioner who had been treating the woman for an existing medical condition since her arrival in Australia in March.

His registration has also been suspended.



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