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Image caption Courtney Herron was killed in a Melbourne park, police say. The brutal killing of a young, homeless woman has renewed discussion in Australia about violence against women. The body of Courtney Herron, 25, was found in a Melbourne park by walkers on Saturday, police said. "She died as a result of a horrendous bashing - that's the only way to describe it," said Detective Inspector Andrew Stamper. Police have arrested a 27-year-old homeless man. Henry Hammond appeared in court on Monday charged with murder. His lawyer told the court he had some mental health issues. Mr Hammond was remanded in custody following his brief court appearance. His next trial hearing is in September. M... Full story

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