Australia: Victoria Police have announced that a sixth person has died following the incident that took place in the Melbourne CBD on 20 January, 2017
Those who died were all aged under 35 years:
- 10-year-old girl,
- 25-year-old man,
- 33-year-old man,
- 32-year-old woman,
- 3-month-old baby boy, and
- 33-year-old woman
The last victim, a 33-year-old Blackburn South woman, died in hospital just before 7.30pm this evening.
Police revealed that Melbourne hospitals treated 37 other people injured during the incident, a total of 44 people requiring hospitalisation. Nine patients remain in hospital, one critical.
A 26-year-old Windsor man has been charged with five counts of murder with other charges pending.
Police encouraged anyone who witnessed the event or who has information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report at http://www.crimestoppersvic.com.au.
If you witnessed events at Bourke St or just need support, please call:
- Victim’s Support Helpline on 1800 819 817
- Road Trauma Support Services Vic on 1300 367 797
- Lifeline 14 11 13
- Beyondblue 1300 22 4636