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The perpetrator of the attack and murder in Sydney suffered from mental illness

Looking at the composition of the death toll, the police are also investigating whether women were specifically targeted.

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By
HELENA FRANSISCA NABABAN
· 3 minutes read
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (second from the left) and New South Wales State Governor Chris Minns (second from the right) along with federal parliament members laid a wreath at the Westfield Bondi Junction Shopping Center in Sydney on Sunday (14/4/2024).
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Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (second from the left) and New South Wales State Governor Chris Minns (second from the right) along with federal parliament members laid a wreath at the Westfield Bondi Junction Shopping Center in Sydney on Sunday (14/4/2024).

SYDNEY, SUNDAY — New South Wales State Police succeeded in identifying the man responsible for the stabbing at the shopping center in Sydney on Saturday (13/4/2024) evening. The 40-year-old perpetrator who killed 6 visitors and injured 12 other people is known to suffer from mental illness.

New South Wales Police Assistant Commissioner Anthony Cooke, Sunday (14/4/2024), said the man named Joel Cauchi came from the state of Queensland in northeast Australia. Police have contacted his family after the attack.

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FRANSISCA ROMANA
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