‘I’m afraid of Scott’: the terrifying last text message a mother sent before being stabbed 55 times by her offending partner
- Ballarat mom Dannyll Goodsell told friend: ‘I’m afraid of Scott’
- The mother was stabbed 55 times on the morning of October 5, 2018
- Ms. Goodsell’s family cried during a pre-conviction hearing in Victoria
The terrifying last text message a mother sent before being stabbed 55 times by her abusive partner has been revealed.
In a final post, Ballarat mom Dannyll Goodsell told a friend, “I’m afraid of Scott.”
Friends asked her why she was dating Scott Charles Cameron, and she said she was too scared to leave.
She was right. He killed her on the morning of October 5, 2018. She was stabbed 55 times.
Ballarat mom Dannyll Goodsell (pictured) sent a text to her close friend saying she feared her partner Scott Charles Cameron, who is accused of stabbing her to death
Ms. Goodsell’s family cried on Monday at a pre-conviction hearing in Victoria’s Supreme Court, where Cameron continues to claim that she was the first to hit him with an ax.
Cameron has been found guilty of murder. But he told officers in his interview a day after the murder that they mistakenly looked at murder and should instead consider self-defense.
But Judge Andrew Tinney said it was “implausible” that Mrs. Goodsell would have lashed out at Cameron when she was so scared of him.
His lawyer Anthony Lewis said that during the interview he was sometimes “clearly distraught and sad.”
“No doubt he will get a grip on what he really did,” he said.
Mrs. Goodsell’s two children were orphaned by her death.
Her daughter, who was 13 at the time, said that her feelings tangle when she remembers that she will never share her future with her mother.
Donna Goodsell said she was concerned that her little family would never recover from the tragedy of her daughter’s death.
The hearing continues.
Scott Charles Cameron is accused of murdering Miss Goodsell by stabbing her 55 times, initially pleading guilty before changing as plea for self-defense