Our thoughts are with Jill Meagher’s family
Most of us didn’t know Jill Meagher; now we never will. Her story and its tragic ending have stunned the whole country.
As Lucy wrote, it’s the uncomfortable thought that this could have happened to anyone that somehow makes this more personal.
Police found her body early this morning, and a man has been charged with her rape and murder. All the details are here, at news.com.au.
There will be much to talk about in the coming days. We will see the story unfold further through the justice system. Everyone will be asking why it happened, and how it happened.
There will be lessons to be learned about reporting crime, about staying safe.
And there will be devastating grief, and probably guilt, and horror and fear.
For now, though, The Punch team just wants to say – as clichéd as it is – that our thoughts are with Jill’s huband, friends, families, loved ones. If you want, please share your thoughts here.
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