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AustraliaSydney CBD stabbing suspect was staying in emergency accommodation

12:25  14 august  2019
12:25  14 august  2019 Source:   smh.com.au

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What we know about Sydney CBD stabbing . The suspect is Mert Nay, a 21-year-old from Marayong, near Blacktown. Police say the suspect acted alone About 2pm - police and emergency services responded to reports of a man walking along York Street in Sydney 's CBD armed with a large knife.

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Mert Ney had been staying in temporary accommodation in western Sydney in the days leading up to the CBD stabbing attack, with fellow residents saying he claimed to have been kicked out of home.

Sydney CBD stabbing suspect was staying in emergency accommodation© AAP Sydney CBD stabbing suspect was staying in emergency accommodation Mr Ney had been living in a Christian not-for-profit home in Blacktown following an alleged domestic violence incident involving his sister.

The two-storey property is a group home offering temporary, emergency accommodation.

One of the residents told Nine News that Mr Ney had slept at the home the night before the attack and had disclosed to her that he had recently been discharged from hospital.

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The Sydney stabbing attack happened on 13 August 2019, when an attacker stabbed two people, killing one, in the Central Business District of Sydney , Australia.

The 21-year-old man allegedly responsible for a stabbing spree in Sydney on Tuesday had a history of mental health problems. In July, the family of a Carlingford man who stabbed his five-year-old son in the belief he was the devil said they had tried to have him hospitalised two days before the killing but

"He said, 'My mum recently kicked me out, I'm homeless, I'm seeking a house of my own.' And the next day we wake up and see him on the news," the resident said.

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He also rambled about a USB and left very early in the morning on Tuesday, the resident said.

Police will allege Mr Ney stabbed Michaela Dunn in a CBD apartment, before running down Clarence, King and York streets, terrorising pedestrians and stabbing another woman in the back.

As he ran through the streets Mr Ney screamed terrorist slogans, while he was also found to have a phone and USB stick containing files relating to recent mass killings around the world.

The home was was one of two properties searched by police on Tuesday evening, after Mr Ney allegedly took to the streets of Sydney with a kitchen knife, stabbing one woman in the back and leaving another dead after slashing her in the neck in a CBD apartment.

By lunchtime on Wednesday there was no sign of any police operation at the home and a man who answered the door declined to comment.

The property is owned by Huatian International Pty Ltd. However, it is leased by the Christian non-denominational Providential Homes, an organisation established in 2010 by Cheryle and Warren Weir.

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According to its website, Providential Homes "began with five, brand new, four bedroom town houses in Rooty Hill" and now "provides food, clothing and shelter to thousands of people every year across Sydney".

"We have several accommodation styles including accommodations for single men and women, women with children, youth and a variety of family homes, which can comfortably house families of up to 9 people."

The emergency accommodation model offers immediate short-term accommodation, as well as "transitional" accommodation, to assist guests while they search for longer-term housing.

Mr Weir has been contacted for comment.

❏ Support is available for those who may be distressed by phoning Lifeline 13 11 14; Mensline 1300 789 978; Kids Helpline 1800 551 800; beyondblue 1300 224 636; National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service 1800 737 732.

Sydney stabbing accused Mert Ney faces court.
The man accused of going on a deadly stabbing rampage in central Sydney on Tuesday will defend the charges laid against him on the grounds of mental illness, his lawyer says. © Provided by Australian Broadcasting Corporation Mert Ney was restrained by several people until emergency services arrived. (Supplied: Vee Morgana) Mert Ney, 20, appeared briefly at Parramatta Bail Court via video link from Surry Hi © ABC News Michaela Dunn, who died on Tuesday, was a keen traveller and had recently visited Sri Lanka and the USA. lls Police Station where he was charged last night.

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