Emma Partridge

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

Scream heard before woman's body found lying in a creek at Westmead

Emma Partridge A woman appeared agitated and concerned as she left the foyer of a Sydney unit block just 12 hours before her body was found in a nearby creek, a witness has said.

Distraught man falls to knees after woman's body found in Westmead creek

Police set up a crime scene at the Monarco Estate complex in Westmead after a woman'??s body was found nearby.

Emma Partridge, Megan Levy A man cried "please, please let me see her face" after the body of a woman was found in a creek behind a Westmead unit block on Wednesday.

Man charged over home-made pen gun

The pen gun police say they found in the car of a Bankstown man.

Emma Partridge John Romeo is no James Bond but police allege he is The Man with a Golden gun – a pen gun.

Alana Goldsmith died from anorexia nervosa but hospital made mistakes, coroner finds

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Emma Partridge An eating disorder clinic made several mistakes in its treatment of a woman who escaped undetected and killed herself but the failures were not the ultimate cause of her death, according to coronial...

Nine flee Petersham boarding house fire

Emma Partridge Nine people have escaped uninjured after a Petersham boarding house exploded in flames on Monday morning.

Winmalee rises from the ashes

Alan and Craig Seaman work on rebuilding the family home in Buena Vista Road, Winmalee.

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Sydney surgeon sentenced for bashing ex-girlfriend's dog

Sydney surgeon  Nicolas Oddone leaves Downing Centre District Court after his sentencing hearing for bashing his former girlfriend's dog.

Emma Partridge A dog bashing Sydney surgeon has been handed a two-year good behaviour bond after he broke more than a dozen ribs of his ex-girlfriend's papillon pooch.

Adam Freeman in custody ahead of sentencing hearing for making 19.2kg of ecstasy

Adam Freeman leaves Downing Centre Local Court earlier this year.

Emma Partridge Drug manufacturer and Kings Cross identity Adam Sonny Freeman has been taken into custody four years after he was involved in making a $3 million shoddy batch of the drug known as ecstasy.

Man charged with kidnap and sexual assault of girls more than 20 years ago

Police arrest a man in Riverwood for the alleged abductions and sexual assaults of five girls in Sydney more than 20 years ago.

Emma Partridge An alleged child molester will appear in court after his DNA was linked to the violent abduction and sexual assault of five young girls in Sydney more than 20 years ago.

Sydney father vanishes from Hilton hotel

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Emma Partridge Just hours before a Sydney father vanished, he answered several distressing phone calls and told family he needed to sort out a “complication” with a business associate.

The unravelling of Harriet Wran

Photos showing Harriet Wran from her Facebook page.

Emma Partridge At the end of last year Harriet Wran opened up to close friends about the drug addiction that plagued her and was determined to claw her way back onto the right track.

Colin Newey chooses not to appear in court over killing of Bronwynne Richardson

Colin Michael Newey is escorted through Sydney Airport by police after being extradited from South Australia.

Emma Partridge The alleged killer and rapist of a teenage beauty queen was due to face a Sydney court on Friday, 40 years after the crime rocked the quiet city of Albury on the NSW-Victorian border.

Police arrest man, 61, over 1973 death of Albury teenager Bronwynne Richardson

Cold case: Bronwynne Richardson, crowned Miss Corowa in 1973 and murdered in Albury that year.

Emma Partridge Police have had a breakthrough in one of the state’s oldest unsolved homicide cases after the arrest of a man who allegedly abducted, raped and killed a teenager at Albury more than 40 years...

Mother leaves tribute to son Ryan Leo after he was fatally struck by car at Hurstville

Ryan Leo was hit by a car in Hurstville.

Emma Partridge, Megan Levy The mother of a six-year-old boy who was fatally struck by a car on a busy Sydney road has said "in heaven there is no traffic, mummy loves you forever," in a moving tribute she wrote for her son.

Taekwondo school petitioned Hurstville council over 'dangerous' road months before boy's death

A boy, 6, was hit by a car outside a scout hall in Hurstville. He was on his way to a taekwondo class at the hall.

Megan Levy, Emma Partridge A martial arts school had petitioned Hurstville City Council for changes to what it described as "dangerous" traffic conditions outside its premises months before one of its young students was struck...

Witnesses tried to save boy hit by car on his way to taekwondo in Hurstville

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Emma Partridge A driver who fatally struck a six-year-old boy as he ran across a Southern Sydney road screamed "Oh my god, how did this happen?"

Parents of shot constable William Crews watch final moments of son's life at inquest

Deceased officer: Constable William Crews, who was killed during a 2010 police raid.

Emma Partridge Video footage played during an inquest into the death of Constable "Bill" William Crews, 26, showed confused and distressed members of the Middle Eastern crime squad crying out after their colleague...

Sydney man Jack O'Brien confirmed dead in MH17 attack

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Emma Partridge Sydney man Jack O'Brien is the latest victim confirmed dead on MH17.

Sydney Catholic nun among the MH17 dead

A message of condolence is left among candles and flowers near the Dutch embassy for victims of MH17.

Emma Partridge It is believed a Sydney Catholic nun was one of the passengers on board MH17 when it was shot down.

Researchers to study police mental health

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Emma Partridge The psychological well-being of police will be scientifically analysed in a nation first  in the hope of preventing post traumatic stress disorder.