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A homeless man accused of killing a woman from Melbourne appeared on a popular sports show where he claimed to be a shaman (pictured, Sam Newman speaks with Henry Hammond)

A homeless man accused of murdering Melbourne's wife Courtney Herron appeared on part of the AFL Footy Show and claimed to be a shaman.

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Henry Hammond, 27, has been charged with Herron's death, 25, after her body was discovered in Royal Park, in Parkville, on Saturday morning.

It is clear that Mrs Herron lived roughly with two other women in an alley and had met Hammond at a social gathering at the weekend.

While Hammond is in court, a video appears in which he tells AFL personality Sam Newman that he was a spiritual priest during a performance in 2018 on The Footy Show.

Newman had been in Melbourne & # 39; s CBD at that time to include street art and culture for his weekly & # 39; Street Talk & # 39; segment.

A homeless man accused of killing a woman from Melbourne appeared on a popular sports show where he claimed to be a shaman (pictured, Sam Newman speaks with Henry Hammond)

A homeless man accused of killing a woman from Melbourne appeared on a popular sports show where he claimed to be a shaman (pictured, Sam Newman speaks with Henry Hammond)

Henry Hammond, 27, has been charged with the death of Courtney Herron after her body was discovered in Royal Park, in Parkville, on Saturday
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Henry Hammond, 27, has been charged with the death of Courtney Herron after her body was discovered in Royal Park, in Parkville, on Saturday

Henry Hammond, 27, has been charged with the death of Courtney Herron after her body was discovered in Royal Park, in Parkville, on Saturday

Mrs. Herron is supposed to have lived roughly with two other women in an alley and had met Hammond during a social gathering at the weekend

Mrs. Herron is supposed to have lived roughly with two other women in an alley and had met Hammond during a social gathering at the weekend

Mrs. Herron is supposed to have lived roughly with two other women in an alley and had met Hammond during a social gathering at the weekend

Touring Hosier Lane, a popular tourist attraction, Newman stumbled across Hammond.

The 27-year-old father of the two was dressed with a bamboo poked through his nose and was in the job while squeezing a recorder.

& # 39; You've walked through a tree, I can see & # 39 ;, Newman said, referring to Hammond & # 39; s nose piercing.

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& # 39; I put bamboo through my nose, & # 39; Hammond replied.

& # 39; Why do you do that? & # 39; Newman asked.

& # 39; Because I am a very powerful shaman, & # 39; Hammond said before he laughed.

As the segment rolled on, Newman and co-host Shane Crawford managed to attract another spectator with a guitar and convince him of a song like & # 39; Paradise & # 39; to strum.

When the man played his instrument, Hammond could be seen as he raised his arms to heaven and sang along with the lyrics.

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& # 39; Paradise, o paradise, & # 39; he sang.

A restaurant owner in Thornbury, in the center of Melbourne, also claimed that Hammond thought he was the Norse god Odin.

Lentil as Anything manager, Dayle Lee Jones said The age Hammond was a regular customer in the volunteer restaurant and even helped.

Hammond lived in a van parked next to the restaurant's parking lot and volunteered because of the low budget, Lee Jones said.

& # 39; I sat outside on the sidewalk for an hour and gave him the opportunity to have someone to talk to, not necessarily to talk to, & # 39; she said.

Hammond & # 39; s family issued a statement on Tuesday and sent their thoughts and prayers to the family of the murdered woman, Mrs. Herron
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Hammond & # 39; s family issued a statement on Tuesday and sent their thoughts and prayers to the family of the murdered woman, Mrs. Herron

Hammond & # 39; s family issued a statement on Tuesday and sent their thoughts and prayers to the family of the murdered woman, Mrs. Herron

& # 39; Our deepest sympathy and condolences go to Courtney & # 39; s family and friends for their heartbreaking loss, & # 39; said the Herron family in a statement on Tuesday

& # 39; Our deepest sympathy and condolences go to Courtney & # 39; s family and friends for their heartbreaking loss, & # 39; said the Herron family in a statement on Tuesday

& # 39; Our deepest sympathy and condolences go to Courtney & # 39; s family and friends for their heartbreaking loss, & # 39; said the Herron family in a statement on Tuesday

Mrs. Lee Jones said that Hammond & # 39; s relationship with his fiancé had failed, although he remained silent in certain areas of his private life.

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So much so that she had no idea that he had a son.

Over time, Lee Jones said that Hammond had become more unstable and that his aggression had led to a number of incidents that had frightened customers.

On one occasion, Lee Jones claimed that Hammond threw himself against the window of the restaurant.

Hammond lived in a van parked next to the restaurant's parking lot and volunteered because of the low money, said Lee Jones (photo, Lentil As Anything in Melbourne)

Hammond lived in a van parked next to the restaurant's parking lot and volunteered because of the low money, said Lee Jones (photo, Lentil As Anything in Melbourne)

Hammond lived in a van parked next to the restaurant's parking lot and volunteered because of the low money, said Lee Jones (photo, Lentil As Anything in Melbourne)

Over time, Lee Jones said that Hammond had become more unstable and that his aggression had led to a number of incidents that had frightened customers.

Over time, Lee Jones said that Hammond had become more unstable and that his aggression had led to a number of incidents that had frightened customers.

Over time, Lee Jones said that Hammond had become more unstable and that his aggression had led to a number of incidents that had frightened customers.

Hammond & # 39; s family issued a statement on Tuesday and sent their thoughts and prayers to the family of the murdered woman, Mrs. Herron.

& # 39; Our deepest sympathy and condolences go to Courtney & # 39; s family and friends for their heartbreaking loss, & # 39; said the Herron family.

& # 39; Henry Hammond grew up from his family and friends. He has been struggling with mental illness for many years, more recently with drug problems and homelessness.

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& # 39; We ask the media to respect our privacy while trying to deal with this tragedy. Our hearts go out to Courtney's family and friends. & # 39;

Hammond appeared in court without shoes, a smile on his face and a black eye on Monday.

The court heard that he had a possible autism spectrum disorder and that he had prescribed ritaline for ADHD.

Prosecutor Madeleine Sargent initially asked for up to four months for the police to compile their evidence against Hammond.

A pathology report has yet to be completed and the officials are viewing CCTV images.

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Magistrate Donna Bakos said the police could have until August 5 to prepare the documents and ordered Hammond, from no fixed address, held in pre-trial detention until a mandatory mention on September 16.

Mrs. Lee Jones said that Hammond & # 39; s relationship with his fiancé had failed, although he remained silent in certain areas of his private life

Mrs. Lee Jones said that Hammond & # 39; s relationship with his fiancé had failed, although he remained silent in certain areas of his private life

Mrs. Lee Jones said that Hammond & # 39; s relationship with his fiancé had failed, although he remained silent in certain areas of his private life

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