Emma Partridge

Emma Partridge is a Crime Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald.

Police link serial sex attacker to Haymarket assault

Emma Partridge Police are searching for a serial sex attacker believed to be behind the indecent assault of a woman at Haymarket early on Friday.

Manisha Patel found guilty of murdering former lover's fiancee Purvi Joshi

Stephanie Gardiner, Emma Partridge "I love you, I hate you, I love you, I hate you".

Friends pay tribute to Hedi Ayoub as police continue to hunt his killers

Punchbowl murder victim Hedi Ayoub with wife Jessica.

Emma Partridge, Ava Benny-Morrison Hedi Ayoub was a businessman who tried to steer clear of the "bad apples" in the body building industry, but it is this attribute that makes his murder all the more difficult for friends to fathom.

Family search for answers after suspected gangland shooting at Punchbowl

Hedi Ayoub was shot dead in a Punchbowl playground.

Emma Partridge, Stephanie Gardiner The family of a man killed in a suspected gangland shooting in a Sydney playground were begging for answers at Glebe Coroner's Court on Tuesday morning.

Man shot dead at Punchbowl

Crime against the person climbed 0.2 per cent in the past year, with crime against property increasing by 0.7 per cent.

Emma Partridge Police are hunting for a group seen taking off in a blue 4WD car after a man was shot dead in a Punchbowl park on Monday afternoon.

Slain Rebels bikie Mark Easter was loving father and partner, friends say

Mark Easter, who was shot dead, and his partner Biancha Simpson.

Emma Partridge Slain bikie Mark Easter was a doting father, friend to many and dearly loved by his partner Biancha Simpson. 

Bikie tensions mount as senior Rebels member found dead


Emma Partridge Last week his associate was locked up for an alleged murder, this week Mark Easter was the victim of one.

Bill Spedding, questioned over William Tyrrell disappearance, bailed over child sex offences

Bill Spedding is taken away by police after being arrested at his home in Bonny Hills in April.

Emma Partridge A man questioned over the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell has been granted bail for alleged historical sex offences, after a court heard he was related to a murdering rapist.

Children hospitalised after Moore Park bus crash

police on high speed chase through Perth

Emma Partridge Up to six children have been taken to hospital with minor cuts and bruises after the bus they were on stopped suddenly and threw some children off their seats at Moore Park.

Bill Spedding's ex-brother-in-law a murdering rapist, court told

Convicted murderer and rapist Jeffrey John Hillsley is related to Bill Spedding, it has emerged in court.

Emma Partridge An accused paedophile questioned over the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell was related to a murdering rapist.

Man charged after alleged road rage incident in Leichhardt


Emma Partridge  A man has been charged after he allegedly threatened a woman driving alongside him, collided with her car and chased her through Sydney's inner west on Saturday, police said.

Stephanie Scott death: Marcus Stanford, twin of murder accused Vincent, allegedly received mail

Marcus Stanford

Emma Partridge The twin brother of the man accused of killing school teacher Stephanie Scott will be charged with being an accessory to murder after he allegedly received a number of items in the post connected to...

Purvi Joshi stabbed to death by fiance's ex-lover Manisha Patel, court told

Scales of justice

Emma Partridge Purvi Joshi was planning her wedding and had just finished speaking to her parents on Skype when she opened the door of her Sydney unit dressed in her pyjamas.

Derek Kehler and Helena Curic identified as young couple killed in Kurrajong cabin

Derek and Helena

Emma Partridge and Kate Aubusson Outpourings of grief have been shared by the family and friends of the young couple who were poisoned by carbon monoxide as they slept in a makeshift cabin north west of Sydney.

Bill Spedding to make bail application as police continue search for William Tyrrell

Bill Spedding with his wife Margaret,

Emma Partridge The wife of a man questioned over the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell will stand by his side when he makes an expected bid for freedom, following his arrest for a number of historical child...

Cleaner Vincent Stanford charged with sexually assaulting Stephanie Scott before her death

Stephanie Scott and her fiance Aaron Leeson-Woolley.

Emma Partridge School cleaner Vincent Stanford has been charged with sexually assaulting bride-to-be Stephanie Scott before he allegedly killed her at Leeton in April.

Sydney teen Mahmoud Hrouk came from loving home but died in horror house

Killed: Mahmoud Hrouk.

Emma Partridge A group of rogue Sydney teenagers overran a Housing NSW property, which eventually became the scene of a bloody and brutal killing.

Two dead after car crashes into tree near Bathurst

Emergency sign

Emma Partridge A teenage girl and a man have died after a car crashed into a tree near Bathurst in the state's central west on Tuesday night.

Walid Kamoun shot in head through window of Sydney townhouse

The Yagoona townhouse where Walid Kamoun was shot in the head on Monday night.

Emma Partridge The family of Sydney father Walid Kamoun cannot understand why he was shot in the head through the window of his townhouse on Monday night.

Yagoona shooting victim was likely targeted, but not linked to nearby stabbing

Crime scene

Emma Partridge Police are investigating the suspected targeted attack of a man who was shot in the head in Sydney's south-west on Monday night.