Emma Partridge

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

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

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.

Fatally bashed teen Mahmoud Hrouk 'a beautiful boy' from loving family

Azzam Hrouk, father of Mahmoud Hrouk, with a picture of his murdered son.

Emma Partridge Maha Dunia had been searching for her teenage son in darkness when she spotted his abandoned silver and blue mountain bike and screamed.

Mahmoud Hrouk was seen with a group of boys before being killed in 'local hangout'

The family of Mahmoud Hrouk, 16, have spoken of a teenager with a  heart of gold.

Emma Partridge Police are seeking information about a group of youths who are known to hang out at the Fairfield East house where teenager Mahmoud Hrouk's bloodied body was found on Sunday.

Mahmoud Hrouk's family distraught at teenager's death

The family of Mahmoud Hrouk, 16, have spoken of a teenager with a  heart of gold.

Emma Partridge Sydney teenager Mahmoud Hrouk was talking to his mum and said he was nearly home when his phone cut out and he was never heard from again, his sister says.

Parents find bloodied body thought to be of son Mahmoud Hrouk in Sydney house

Missing, feared dead: Mahmoud Hrouk.

Emma Partridge A mother and father were searching for their teenage son, when they peered into the window of a house and saw the unimaginable on Sunday.

Michael Martin hacked to death by son with Samurai sword, police allege

Michael Martin had $2.5 million in life insurance policies, bought by his son.

Emma Partridge A bottle of homemade whiskey, a sex worker and a savage beating was not enough to kill Michael Anthony Martin the first time around.

Two men charged over death of Minh Phuoc 'Paul' Nguyen who vanished from Hilton Hotel

Twenty-three-year-old Casula man Zulfukar Aljubouri, far left, was charged with murder and refused bail on Wednesday over the disappearance of Sydney father Minh Phuoc (Paul) Nguyen.

Emma Partridge Two men have been charged over the murder of a Sydney father a year after his suspicious disappearance from the Hilton Hotel.

Two men arrested over death of Minh Phuoc Nguyen who vanished from Hilton Hotel

A year since the suspicious disappearance of Minh Phuoc (Paul) Nguyen, police have arrested two men.

Emma Partridge A year after a Sydney man's suspicious disappearance from the Hilton Hotel police have arrested two men.

Woman hit by car at Castle Hill cemetery

Woman hit by car at Castle Hill cemetery

Emma Partridge A woman has been taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg after she was run down by a car at a Sydney cemetery on Mother's Day.

Man and woman mauled by dogs while trying to save pet chickens

Camperdown, Sydney. Generic. An ambulance rushing to an emergency with lights and sirens.. Photo: Quentin Jones. 24 Jan 2012.

Emma Partridge A man and woman were expected to undergo surgery after being mauled by dogs as they tried to save their pet chickens and ducks at their Sydney home.

Robbers armed with machete attack man, 71, for carton of beer

Emma Partridge Two thieves charged into a Sydney bottle shop with a machete, attacked a 71-year-old employee and left with only a carton of beer, police will allege.

Tayler Nedèlkovski, 22, dead after crashing his 'pride and joy' at Sylvania

Tayler Tace Nedelkovski died after crashing his car into a pole.

Emma Partridge They always said their cars would kill them but they never knew it would be so soon.

Knifed police officer Kristy Milligan wins bravery award for not shooting attacker

Senior Constable Kristy Milligan.

Emma Partridge Senior Constable Kristy Milligan could have gone for her gun when she was attacked by an armed mentally ill man, but something stopped her.

'Medical professionals let us down': Daniel Jack Kelsall's parents

Needed help: Jack Kelsall as a child.

Emma Partridge He begged for help and because his cries went unanswered, he will spend most of his life in jail and a family will grieve the death of a son forever.

Bill Spedding refused bail: man questioned over William Tyrrell held on unrelated charges

Detectives arrest Bill Spedding.

Emma Partridge A man questioned over the disappearance of William Tyrrell has been refused bail after police charged him with a number of unrelated historical child sex offences.

Person of interest in William Tyrrell case, Bill Spedding, charged with sexually abusing two girls

Detectives arrest Bill Spedding in Bonny Hills.

Emma Partridge A man questioned over the disappearance of toddler William Tyrrell has been charged with five counts of sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 10 and two counts of common assault.