A Photo Of Jill Meagher In A Shallow Grave Was Shown At A Fund Raising Night

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A crime scene photograph of Jill Meagher, the Irish woman raped and murdered in Melbourne, was shown at a fund raising night for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.

Victorian Police apologised saying it was an unfortunate error of judgement.

And the Premier Denis Napthine said: “When I heard about this yesterday afternoon I was sickened, I was shocked and immediately my heart went out to the Meagher family.”

The photograph was shown during a talk by Detective Senior Sergeant Ron Iddles about homicide investigations.

The 29-year-old Meagher was raped and murdered in the Melbourne inner suburb of Brunswick in September 2012. Her killer, Adrian Bayley, is serving a life sentence.

Meagher worked at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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