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AustraliaCourtroom gasps as wannabe rap artist who raped and murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe tells judge he's 'not guilty'

16:05  12 june  2019
16:05  12 june  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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ISRAELI student Aiia Maasarwe was killed after getting off a tram on her way home from a gig in A WANNABE rapper arrested over the savage murder of a 21-year-old Israeli exchange student Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed that she had been raped . He told reporters: "I just want to

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An aspiring rapper who previously pleaded guilty to raping murdered international student Aiia Maasarwe stunned a courtroom by changing his plea to not guilty.

Codey Herrmann, 20, pleaded guilty last week to killing Ms Maasarwe, whose body was found near a tram stop in Melbourne's north on January 16.

But when he was officially arraigned in the Supreme Court on Wednesday he stroked his beard and answered 'not guilty' to the rape charge.

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Melbourne mourns, vigils held for murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe . Aiia Maasarwe (far right) posed with a group of English students using the tips of their fingers to make love hearts just hours before I cannot believe it." He tells me he ' s heard other women have been killed in the area.

Courtroom gasps as wannabe rap artist who raped and murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe tells judge he's 'not guilty'© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Codey Herrmann pleaded guilty last week to killing Ms Maasarwe, whose body was found near a tram stop in Melbourne's north on January 16 Courtroom gasps as wannabe rap artist who raped and murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe tells judge he's 'not guilty'© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Ms Maasarwe (pictured) was attacked on her way home from a comedy club after getting off a tram near La Trobe University

The statement prompted defence lawyer Tim Marsh to intervene, and after a brief conversation they requested a do-over where he pleaded guilty to both charges.

Herrmann was charged with the rape and murder of Ms Maasarwe three days after the crime, but details of his involvement weren't initially shared with the public.

Ms Maasarwe was attacked on her way home from a comedy club after getting off a tram near La Trobe University.

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On Saturday he met with Aiia ' s father Saeed, who later told reporters: "It gives us a sense of comfort Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe , who was killed in Melbourne, was on FaceTime to her sister at The wannabe rapper has been charged with rape and murder . Father of an Israeli university

Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe was killed in Melbourne and her body found on Wednesday. He will appear in the same court on Monday. A murder conviction carries a potential maximum penalty of life imprisonment and rape carries a potential maximum of 25 years.

Her body was found the following morning in nearby Bundoora, and police were able to track Herrmann through the use of CCTV footage from the tram.

Courtroom gasps as wannabe rap artist who raped and murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe tells judge he's 'not guilty'© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Her body was found the following morning in nearby Bundoora, and police were able to track Herrmann through the use of CCTV footage from the tram

The Palestinian Arab of Israeli citizenship had been in Melbourne only a short time and was speaking by phone to her overseas-based sister, Noor, when attacked.

'She was living a dream in Melbourne, a dream that ended up being worst (sic) than a nightmare,' the sibling posted on Instagram, shortly after her death.

Ms Maasarwe's family were notified last week Herrmann intended to plead guilty.

He'll face a Supreme Court plea hearing on October 1.

The defence is expected to seek a number of documents, including a neuropsychiatric report and a report on Herrmann's culture and background.

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THE horrified sister of an Israeli exchange student has told how she heard her chilling screams on FaceTime moments before she was allegedly raped and murdered . Aiia Maasarwe , 21, was found dead on Wednesday morning after she was savagely attacked on her way home in Melbourne

Bundoora death: Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe on video call with sister when attacked. Maasarwe , a Palestinian Arab of Israeli citizenship, had been in Melbourne for six months on a student Her uncle, Rame Maasarwe , told Guardian Australia the family was shocked by her death: “We thought it

Herrmann was homeless and unemployed when he killed Ms Maasarwe.

Courtroom gasps as wannabe rap artist who raped and murdered Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe tells judge he's 'not guilty'© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Codey Herrmann pleaded guilty last week to killing Ms Maasarwe, whose body was found near a tram stop in Melbourne's north on January 16

Ms Maasarwe's family travelled to Melbourne after her death.

Multiple vigils were held across the city in her honour, and members of the public left tributes at the crime scene.

Her father Saeed said at the time he had 'many dreams to be with her, but cannot now'.

'Every day it hurts. I can't hug Aiia anymore. I can't see Aiia anymore. I can't get Aiia back.'

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