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The daughters of a Queensland woman who died during a struggle with suspected intruders yelled: “Someone help my mother,” a witness says.
Emma Lovell, 41, was killed while she and her husband were defending her home in North Lakes, north of Brisbane, around 11:30pm. m. of Monday.
Since then, two 17-year-olds have been charged with murder and attempted murder.
They remain in custody ahead of an appearance at the Brisbane Children’s Court.
Police have confirmed that they have had previous dealings with the children, and two others have been arrested in the incident, but did not disclose whether they were on bail at the time.
Lovell and her 43-year-old husband were awakened and alerted to the two suspected intruders by barking dogs, according to police.
The couple got into a fight with the couple, and the fight broke out in the front yard.
Lovell was allegedly stabbed in the chest, AAP reported, and could not be saved.
Suspect and Murder
Her husband sustained non-life-threatening injuries after he was reportedly stabbed in the back.
The suspected intruders fled the scene but were later tracked down with the help of the police dog squad.
Neighbor Jay Balhatchet said the couple’s girls raised him yelling, “Someone help my mother. Help my mom.”
“That’s when everyone saw what was happening on the front lawn,” he said.
“For it to happen across the street, it’s really disturbing.”
He said paramedics tried to save Lovell’s life for about “15 to 20 minutes.”
His daughters traveled to the hospital in an ambulance with their dad.
“I think they were just in shock. In tears,” Balhatchet said.
Police Superintendent John Hallam said the family is “traumatized and devastated”.
They have lost their mother and their wife,” he said.
“The whole community is also in mourning. This is a terribly sad day, with someone’s life taken in this way.”
He indicated that Lovell’s home was randomly attacked by the suspected intruders, with no “ties” between the victims and the alleged criminals.
Incident Before Detail
Just one day before the incident, the Lovell family had enjoyed a Christmas outing at Point Cartright on the Sunshine Coast.
So, for the first time in 11 years, we spent Christmas Day at the beach – we even managed to cook some bacon and eggs! I hope you all have a great Christmas day with your loved ones and friends,” Lovell wrote in a Facebook post.
A note accompanied by flowers left at the scene reads: “We’re so sorry, our beautiful friends.”
“We are truly heartbroken for his beautiful family. Thinking of you right now.”