Desperate moment as teenage girl begs neighbors for help as her mother is reportedly stabbed to death by her ex-husband in a quiet suburban home
- Teenage daughter begs for help from neighbors after witnessing her mother fatally stabbed
- Nelomie Perera, 43, was killed and police have arrested her ex-husband
- Dinush Kurera, 45, charged with murder as a teenage boy was also injured on Saturday
- The teenager, one of the couple’s three children, is being treated in hospital
Harrowing security videos have captured the panicked moment when a desperate teenage girl begs her neighbor for help as her mother is reportedly stabbed to death in their childhood home.
Mother-of-three Nelomie Perera, 43, was found dead just before midnight on Saturday night in a pool of blood at her home on Wodalla Circuit in Sandhurst, a south-east Melbourne suburb.
Her ex-husband Dinush Kurera, 45, is accused of being the knife man and was arrested soon after before being charged with murder on Sunday afternoon.
Startled neighbors awoke to the girl hammering on their door on the otherwise quiet suburban street.
A teenage daughter begged for help from her neighbors when her mother was fatally stabbed to death
“I don’t know where, she’s dead,” says the girl.
‘I’m pretty sure she’s dead.
It is understood that the couple, who have three children together, split about a year ago after 20 years of marriage.
Their son, 14, was also injured in the alleged incident and suffered a stab wound to the neck.
He underwent emergency surgery and is now in a serious but stable condition.
Mr Kurera has not applied for bail and his next court hearing will be in April.
Mother-of-three Nelomie Perera, 43 (pictured), was found dead just before midnight on Saturday night in a pool of blood at her Wodalla Circuit home in Sandhurst, a south-east Melbourne suburb.
Ms Perera’s ex-husband, Dinush Kurera, 45 (pictured together), is charged with murder and was charged on Sunday afternoon
Friends of the beloved mother, known as Nel, said she was a “beautiful person and a loving and devoted friend and mother.”
“We are all shocked, shocked and deeply saddened by this senseless and wanton act,” her friend Bec told the newspaper. Announce sun.
“We love you and miss you so much, you will never be forgotten.”
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Mrs. Perera’s body is removed from the scene as her teenage son undergoes emergency surgery for a neck stab wound