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> 23 year old Irish backpacker death in Sydney, Information sought following assault
kathryn77
post Oct 29 2009, 06:12 PM
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After an attack on Sunday night, in the Coogee Beach area of Sydney, a 23 year old Irish backpacker has since died.

Police are seeking information, and there is a photo of a man they want to trace via this link

If you have any info, help his poor family get some closure by informing the Sydney police


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post Oct 29 2009, 06:25 PM
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Very sad :/


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post Oct 29 2009, 08:21 PM
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this is sad. a similar case like this happened not too long ago.... crying_anim02.gif

coogee has become notorious of late for this kind of behaviour


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post Oct 29 2009, 09:11 PM
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I love Coogee but when stuff like this happens it really is sad and ruins it for everyone.


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post Nov 1 2009, 05:34 AM
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the incident started over a kebab...unbelievable


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post Nov 1 2009, 04:48 PM
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I know, I heard on the news - unbelievable!

Also saw the guy being bailed and genuinely felt sorry for him - one punch or whatever it was and he now has to live with the knowledge that it was enough to kill someone, and that he was responsible for that. He did look genuinely sorry in the footage, and I'm sure his own guilt at the outcome of his actions will be more than enough of a sentence than what the courts put on him. The victim's family don't want him to go to prison though which is really admirable given the pain they'll be going through.

I hope people learn lessons from it, and see the tragic results that can come from fighting - especially over trivial things like a kebab!


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post Nov 1 2009, 07:15 PM
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QUOTE(kathryn77 @ Nov 1 2009, 04:48 PM) *

The victim's family don't want him to go to prison though which is really admirable given the pain they'll be going through.


i agree it really is admirable of them but then again no one wouldve thought death as a result of the punch

just so sad that it was over something like a kebab sad.gif


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