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AustraliaSydney stabbing rampage accused expected to be charged with murder

01:45  14 august  2019
01:45  14 august  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

UK 'proud' of ex footballer at centre of Sydney stabbing rampage

UK 'proud' of ex footballer at centre of Sydney stabbing rampage As news unfurled across Australia of the deadly stabbing in Sydney's CBD, the UK woke to find it was three British men who were being hailed heroes half a world away for their roles in the rampage. Brothers Paul and Luke O'Shaughnessy and Lee Cuthbert, all from Manchester, about 330km north of London, saw the drama unfold and chased suspect Mert Ney down. They pinned him to the ground and put a milk crate over his head and a chair over his torso to stop him from escaping until police arrived. © Nine Mert Ney is held down and searched by police following a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD.

He is expected to face charges over the incident which left one woman dead and another injured. NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller described the Nine’s crime reporter, Simon Bouda, revealed on A Current Affair that the accused was arrested in April and charged with possessing a knife.

Sydney stabbing : knife-wielding man arrested after rampage in city centre – video. The alleged offender, also suffering injuries, was taken to hospital, but was expected to be transferred to a police station overnight and charged , likely with murder and serious assault charges .

NSW Police were today expected to charge the man accused of launching a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD that left one woman dead and another injured.

Officers spent hours raiding Mert Ney's home in Marayong in western Sydney this morning.

Detectives were seen collecting a number of bags of evidence from the house in Percy Street.

Neighbours told the ABC that Mr Ney, 21, shared the house with his mother and sister.

Mr Ney was apprehended by a group of bystanders and firefighters in central Sydney yesterday afternoon after he allegedly began a stabbing spree with a large butcher's knife.

Sydney CBD stabber accused a 'lone actor'

Sydney CBD stabber accused a 'lone actor'  man with a history of mental health issues is expected to be charged after he allegedly killed a woman and then went on a stabbing rampage in Sydney's CBD. NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said Mert Ney is expected to be charged with murder as well as serious assault after he unleashed "terrifying carnage" in the city on Tuesday afternoon. Mr Fuller says the rampage was "not currently classed as a terrorist incident" by authorities and the "lone actor" had no links to terrorist organisations.

Zachary Castaneda is expected to be arraigned Friday afternoon in Santa Ana on the murder charges , along with one count of attempted murder , one count of aggravated mayhem, three robbery counts and single counts of assault with a deadly weapon and burglary. The charges against Zachary

A man went on a stabbing rampage in the Australian city of Sydney Tuesday, killing one woman and wounding another bystander, local police said in a statement. The man was in custody and expected to be charged with homicide, assault and, depending on the outcome of the investigation, potential

A 41-year-old woman he alleged stabbed in the back remains in a stable condition in Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital.

Sydney stabbing rampage accused expected to be charged with murder © Twitter: David Vaux Mert Ney, 21, was arrested after the alleged stabbing incident in Sydney's CBD. After Mr Ney's dramatic arrest, police found the body of a 21-year-old woman in a nearby hotel.

A source close to the investigation has told the ABC the woman was a sex worker and the pair had arranged to meet.

The ABC understands Mr Ney escaped from a mental health facility, and police confirmed he had a history of mental health problems.

A neighbour told the ABC his mother had been left heartbroken by yesterday's events.

Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said a thumb drive linked to the alleged offender suggested he had "some ideologies" in relation to terrorism but that the incident was not being classed as a terrorist act.

"[It was] information [on] mass deaths and mass casualties around the world, namely from North America and New Zealand," he said.

"He was known to police but his history was unremarkable."

Mr Ney is expected to be charged with murder later today.

Sydney stabbing accused only given Panadol in jail, court hears.
The man charged over last week's stabbing rampage in Sydney is struggling in jail because he has not received proper medication, a court has heard. Twenty-year-old Mert Ney sat with his head bowed as he fidgeted with his handcuffs for the duration of his 15-minute hearing today. His lawyer, Zemarai Khatiz, told the court his client had repeatedly asked for his medication to help treat his mental health problems. But so far he has received only Panadol. Outside the court, his lawyer says he was struggling in jail as he can't sleep and was suffering "insomnia".

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