Mert Ney is charged with murder over Sydney stabbing rampage
- Mert Ney, 20, has been charged with a string of offences including murder
- He’s accused of killing a 24-year-old woman and stabbing 41-year-old in the back
- Ney was later filmed running through Sydney brandishing a bloodied knife
The man accused of killing a 24-year-old sex worker and stabbing a 41-year-old woman in the Sydney CBD has been charged with a string of offences including murder and attempted murder.
Mert Ney, 20, allegedly killed Michaela Dunn, 24, in a Clarence Street apartment on Tuesday before allegedly stabbing Linda Bo, 41, in the shoulder outside Hotel CBD.
He was later filmed running through the city streets brandishing a bloodied kitchen knife before being restrained by onlookers and arrested.
The 20-year-old spent four days undergoing a mental health assessment at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital before he was released on Friday.
Mert Ney (pictured), 20, has been charged with a string of offences including murder and attempted murder
Ney was taken to Surry Hills Police Station on Friday night and charged with murder, attempted murder, wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, intentionally choking with recklessness and common assault.
He is due to appear before Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.
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