EXCLUSIVE: & # 39; Beautiful & # 39; medical student, 20 – who scored 99.35 in her year 12 exams – is stabbed to death found next to her seriously injured father in a luxury Mercedes just outside the parental home
- A young woman who was found dead outside of her family's Adelaide home was a top student
- Sabrina Lekaj, 20, was found dead Sunday night in her family's Mercedes
- The glamorous university student graduated with a score of 99.35
- The police treat her death as suspicious and will interview her father Petrit Lekaj
- Mr Lekaj was in the car with his daughter at the time and suffered stab wounds
A young woman found dead in the front seat of a Mercedes Benz with her seriously injured father next to her was a high-performance student and talented pianist.
Sabrina Lekaj, 20, died in the car outside her parental home in Kidman Park, Adelaide, less than an hour after her mother called the police to say she was worried about her safety.
When officers arrived at the scene, they found Mrs. Lekaj dead in the car, and her father Petrit Lekaj in a serious condition beside her with stab wounds to his stomach.
He was rushed to the hospital for treatment, where he remains in a stable state.
South Australia police said they consider Mrs. Lekaj's death suspicious and would interview Mr. Lekaj when his condition permits. They said no one else was asked for questioning.
As the news of Mrs. Lekaj's death spread, tribute was pouring in with friends who remembered her as a close friend and top student who had finished high school with a score of 99.35.
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Sabrina Lekaj (right), 20, died Sunday night near her parental home in Kidman Park, Adelaide. The police is set up to interview her father Petrit Lekaj (left). No one else is asked for questioning
Mrs. Lekaj went to the Nazareth Catholic College in Adelaide and graduated in 2016 with a top score of 99.35
& # 39; I can't believe I'm writing this. My beautiful Sabrina. Incredibly talented pianist, high performer and queen of dark humor. I love you. Forever in our hearts & # 39 ;, her friend Jana Fandi published on Instagram.
& # 39; Rest in peace Sab. I will never forget our psych (ology) and bio (ology) lessons. You will be missed, & school friend Emma Rowe wrote.
Mrs. Lekaj studied at the Nazareth Catholic College in Adelaide, where she graduated in 2016 with a leading score in biology and religious studies.
She was then hired at the University of South Australia, where she studied both classical piano playing and medical imaging.
Mrs. Lekaj & # 39; s mother Romina and her younger brother arrived home with sick bags in their hands on Monday.
The police went looking for the couple on Sunday just before 10.30 pm, after the family raised the alarm and & # 39; concerns about the residents & # 39; uttered.
Mrs. Lekaj (center) on her 18th birthday with her father Petrit (left) and mother Romina (right)
While the news about Mrs. Lekaj's death contributions was flowing (photo), with friends remembering her as a close friend and top student
The woman's body was found in the white Mercedes sedan parked on Kidman Avenue, in Kidman Park, in the western suburbs of Adelaide, on Sunday at 11:30 pm
The death of the woman is treated as suspicious and Western District CIB investigators and crime scene investigators attended the scene Monday
They crossed the Kidman Park, the Fulham Gardens and the Findon area before they found the car.
Chief Inspector Tony Ransom confirmed that the duo are father and daughter, while he spoke to the media on Monday.
Emergency services found her father next to the car, consciously but with serious abdominal injury.
& # 39; The incident is not considered random because both people know each other & # 39 ;, he said.
After graduating from the Nazareth Catholic College, Lekaj was hired at the University of South Australia, where she studied classical piano play and medical imaging
The police had to break the windows of the Mercedes to get to Mrs. Lekaj (left, with her mother) and her father. She was conscious when the emergency services arrived, but died a short time later
& # 39; The investigation of the case continues and there is a lot of background information about the case that the police are trying to determine.
& # 39; We appreciate that due to his condition we have not had a chance to talk to the father at this stage. & # 39;
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333,000.
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