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Michaela Dunn identified as victim who died in Sydney stabbing attack Michaela Dunn identified as victim who died in Sydney stabbing attack
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The woman murdered in a vicious knife attack in Sydney has been named as Michaela Dunn.The woman murdered in a vicious knife attack in Sydney has been named as Michaela Dunn.
The 24-year-old was allegedly killed at an apartment on Clarence Street in city’s CBD on Tuesday by Mert Ney, a 20-year-old who police say had a history of mental health issues. The 24-year-old was allegedly killed at an apartment on Clarence Street in Sydney’s CBD on Tuesday by Mert Ney, a 20-year-old who police said had a history of mental health issues.
Dunn was a former Rosebank College and Notre Dame university student from Lidcombe in Sydney’s inner west. On Wednesday her family issued a statement through the New South Wales police requesting privacy. Dunn was a former Rosebank College and Notre Dame university student from Sydney’s west. On Wednesday her family issued a statement through the New South Wales police requesting privacy.
“While her family appreciate the support offered by the community, they have requested their privacy at this difficult time,” the statement read.“While her family appreciate the support offered by the community, they have requested their privacy at this difficult time,” the statement read.
Dunn’s mother told Nine News her daughter was a “beautiful, loving woman who had studied at university and travelled widely”.Dunn’s mother told Nine News her daughter was a “beautiful, loving woman who had studied at university and travelled widely”.
Friend Joan Westenberg said she had known Dunn since she was 14 and told Guardian Australia she was “an incredible person. In every single way”. Friend Joan Westenberg said she had known Dunn since she was 14 and told Guardian Australia she was “an incredible person. In every single way.
“Her sister and I were together for six years, and Mikki was like my baby sister,” she said. “Her sister and I were together for six years, and Mikki was like my baby sister,” she said. “I cannot describe how sad and how broken I am at this moment. I loved this kid. She was incredible.”
“I cannot describe how sad and how broken I am at this moment. I loved this kid. She was incredible.” Twenty-year-old Ney, from Marayong, near Blacktown in western Sydney, was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at a hotel in the CBD and was later restrained by members of the public lauded as “heroes” by police who used cafe chairs and a milk crate to pin him down.
20-year-old Ney, from Marayong, near Blacktown in western Sydney, was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old woman at a hotel in the Sydney CBD and was later restrained by members of the public lauded as “heroes” by police who used cafe chairs and a milk crate to pin him down. About an hour after his arrest, Dunn’s body was found inside an apartment nearby in Clarence Street. Police said on Wednesday she sustained a laceration to her neck from a knife attack and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
About an hour after the his arrest, Dunn’s body was found inside an apartment in Clarence Street, in central Sydney. Police said on Wednesday she sustained a laceration to her neck from a knife attack and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Dunn had been working as a sex worker from her Clarence Street apartment, and police said their initial inquiries indicated Ney had attended the unit for an appointment at about 1.30pm. He was captured on CCTV leaving the building at about 1.50pm.
Dunn had been working as a sex worker from her Clarence Street apartment, and police said their initial inquiries indicated Ney had attended the unit for an appointment about at 1.30pm. He was captured on CCTV leaving the building at about 1.50pm. Writing on Twitter, Westenberg said she was angry that “violence has taken another victim”.
Writing on Twitter, Westernberg said she was angry that “violence has taken another victim”. “Selfishly I am so angry that the victim is a young woman I deeply respected and cared about,” she said. “Mikki was a true delight to know. The violence in this country cannot continue. It cannot.”
“Selfishly I am so angry that the victim is a young woman I deeply respected and cared about,” she said. Outside her building on Wednesday, Dunn’s neighbour Ketki Gupta told Guardian Australia she had been home at the time of the alleged murder but that the first she heard about the attack was on the news.
“Mikki was a true delight to know. The violence in this country cannot continue. It cannot.”
Outside her building on Wednesday, Dunn’s neighbour, Ketki Gupta, told Guardian Australia she had been home at the time of the alleged murder but that the first she heard about the attack was on the news.
“I didn’t hear anything,” she said. “I was at home watching the news about the attack and then saw it was our building.”“I didn’t hear anything,” she said. “I was at home watching the news about the attack and then saw it was our building.”
Her husband, Anshul Gupta, said he had seen Dunn in passing. Her husband, Anshul Gupta, said he had seen Dunn in passing. “We didn’t see her often, just heard her coming home sometimes, that sort of thing,” he said.
“We didn’t see her often, just heard her coming home sometimes that sort of thing,” he said.
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