Sharon Michelutti was found dead in her bedroom on 1st February 2016.
Her long term partner, Gavin Debeyer, who reported that she had tried to kill herself, was subsequently charged with her murder.
News reports indicate that the relationship between Ms Michelutti and her alleged murderer had started when she was 14 and had been evidently violent, with her son attending the scene assuming his father had killed her. Apprehended domestic violence orders failed to protect Ms Michelutti after decades of domestic violence.
Condolences go to Ms Michelutti’s family and friends.
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