A young woman allegedly murdered by her father in the front seat of her Mercedes-Benz was not allowed to have a boyfriend and wanted to leave the house.
Sabrina Lekaj, 20, was found dead alongside her father Petrit Lekaj, 49, just down the road from the family's house in Kidman Park, Adelaide, around 11:30 am on Sunday.
When the police arrived at the crime scene, they found Mrs. Lekaj dead and her father with multiple stab wounds in his stomach.
Lekaj has been accused of killing his daughter and the police alleged that he inflicted the stab wounds after he killed her.
The medical student had been hanging around with friends for hours before she was killed and had regularly put them in trust about the & # 39; controlling & # 39; ways of her father.
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Sabrina Lekaj (photo) allegedly had a fleeting relationship with her father Petrit Lekaj in the run-up to him allegedly killed her on Sunday evening
Mrs. Lekaj (right), 20, was found dead by the police in her Mercedes-Benz sedan. Lekaj (left) – a project developer – has been accused of murdering his daughter
& # 39; She said he would often argue with her about small things, that he would try to control her life, & # 39; Lekaj & # 39; s good friend Katie Valstar told Daily Mail Australia.
& # 39; Her father asked her all the time if she had a boyfriend and it really gave her the feeling that she couldn't do anything without running past them.
& # 39; It was very stressful for her that she had everything on her back, she told me that she wanted to leave the house.
& # 39; She had been to my house a few times, but I had never been to her because her parents didn't even want her to have friends.
& # 39; She often hung on the phone because she didn't want to get caught and got into trouble because she wasn't studying. & # 39;
Mrs. Lekaj spent her last night partying with Mrs. Valstar at The Dog and Duck, their favorite place in Adelaide.
It was a night out to celebrate an intense exam period for the smart medical student.
She was admitted to the University of South Australia after a Year 12 score of 99.35.
After their night out, Mrs. Lekaj stayed in Mrs. Valstar's house, where she stayed until about 1 p.m. on Sunday.
Mrs. Lekaj (left), a university medical student, had regularly trusted her good friend Katie Valstar (right) about the & # 39; controlling & # 39; ways of her father
Mrs. Lekaj had spent her last night partying with Mrs. Valstar (photo) at The Dog and Duck, their favorite place in Adelaide. They had gone out to celebrate Mrs. Lekaj, who had completed her Uni exams
The police found the body of the young woman in her Mercedes-Benz around 11:30 am on Sunday. Lekaj was sitting in the car next to her who had stab wounds – the police would have to claim that they inflicted themselves
When she finally jumped into her white Mercedes-Benz sedan to drive home, she told her best friend she would call when she arrived.
& # 39; But she never did & # 39 ;, Valstar said.
& # 39; Her last words were "I love you, I will send you a message when I get home".
& # 39; Knowing that I was the last person to see her alive, it's really hard to come to terms. & # 39;
The police were looking for Mrs. Lekaj and her father when they discovered the couple in her car at 11.30 am.
An hour earlier, Mrs. Lekaj & # 39; s mother had called Romina 000 to worry about her daughter's safety.
After graduating from the Nazareth Catholic College with a score of 99.35, Lekaj was hired at the University of South Australia, where she studied classical piano playing and medical imaging
Mrs. Lekaj (center) on her 18th birthday with her father Petrit (left) and mother Romina (right)
The police had to break the windows of the Mercedes-Benz to get to Mrs. Lekaj (left, with her mother) and her father
The police searched Kidman Park, Fulham Gardens and Findon before they found the car.
Lekaj was taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital where he remains under police surveillance.
He is in a stable state, but is expected to stay in the hospital until the end of the week.
& # 39; A hearing at the bedside is scheduled for Friday. The incident is not considered arbitrary, & # 39; said a South Australian police spokesperson.
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