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Australia Korean woman's Qld killer to testify

23:51  10 august  2018
23:51  10 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

'I just saw her and did it': Man pleads not guilty to woman's murder

  'I just saw her and did it': Man pleads not guilty to woman's murder It was a callous and random attack that shocked Brisbane and today the man accused of carrying out the crime pleaded not guilty. Alex Reuben McEwan is on trial for murdering hotel cleaner Eunji Ban as she walked to work in November 2013.McEwan today pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter.His defence told the jury McEwan suffered from schizophrenia and that he was not mentally well enough to be fully responsible for the 22-year-old's murder."McEwan suffers from severe mental illness ... schizophrenia ... it leads to paranoia ...

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A Queensland man who killed a Korean woman will take the stand when his murder trial resumes at the Brisbane Supreme Court next week. "I can't explain how sorry I am for your loss," McEwan wrote to the woman ' s grieving relatives. "I wish I could take it all back and give her a bunch of roses instead.

A Queensland man who killed a Korean woman will take the stand when his murder trial resumes at the Brisbane Supreme Court next week.© AAP Images A Queensland man who killed a Korean woman will take the stand when his murder trial resumes at the Brisbane Supreme Court next week. A Queensland man accused of bashing a Korean woman and dumping her in a Brisbane park where she drowned in her own blood is set to take the stand at his murder trial.

Alex Reuben McEwan has pleaded not guilty to murdering 22-year-old Eunji Ban on November 24, 2013, but guilty to a lesser offence of manslaughter on mental health grounds.

McEwan is expected to give evidence when his Brisbane Supreme Court murder trial resumes on Thursday.

On Friday, the court heard details of letters McEwan wrote to Ms Ban's family after he attacked her while she walked to work.

"I can't explain how sorry I am for your loss," McEwan wrote to the woman's grieving relatives.

"I wish I could take it all back and give her a bunch of roses instead. I will be praying for you."

Prosecutors allege McEwan repeatedly punched Ms Ban in the head and dragged her feet first up a flight of stairs leading from Albert Street in Brisbane's CBD to Wickham Park.

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