Tag Archives: St Kilda Road

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

December 13, 2003 – The kilometre-square block in the middle of South Yarra is one of the busiest in Melbourne. Traffic regularly slows to a crawl. No one would have noticed the late-model sedan that cruised the choked streets for … Continue reading

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MAN DENIES ANY ROLE IN THE DEATH OF HIS GIRLFRIEND

Saturday August 24 2013 – A judge’s son yesterday denied any involvement in the death of his girlfriend, whose body was found at the foot of a garbage chute in their luxury apartment block. Asked directly at an inquest whether … Continue reading

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CHUTE DEATH ‘NOT SUICIDE’ – Saturday August 10 2013

– A smear of blood found in Phoebe Handsjuk’s apartment, and bruising on her wrists, indicated she was murdered and did not commit suicide, her grandfather told her inquest yesterday. Ms Handsjuk, 24, was found dead in the refuse room … Continue reading

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GRANDFATHER TELLS OF DOUBTS AFTER CHUTE DEATH – Saturday August 10 2013

– The retired detective grandfather of Phoebe Handsjuk has laid out a case for a coroner, saying why he believes others were involved in her mysterious garbage chute death. Ms Handsjuk, 24, was found in the garbage room at the … Continue reading

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VISITORS’ LOG MISSING IN DEATH FALL CASE – Thursday May 2 2013

– A worker at the apartment building where Phoebe Handsjuk fell 12 storeys to her death found that a log of who entered the complex on the day the young woman died went missing, a court has heard. The worker … Continue reading

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BODY FOUND IN HOARDER’S HOME – Friday April 26 2013

– Human remains have been found under piles of rubbish at a hone of an elderly woman, reported missing more than 18 months ago in Melbourne’s north. Police searched the property of missing Fitzroy woman Phyllis Kelly in Little Charles … Continue reading

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SAY NO TO AGGRO BEGGING – Saturday April 20 2013

– Police want the public to report aggressive beggars as the first arrested under a new anti-begging strategy faced court. Inspector Lisa Winchester, commander of the Melbourne East and St Kilda Road area, said that with the help of Salvation … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENED TO PHOEBE? – Sunday December 9 2012

– Three weeks before Christmas, a beautiful but troubled young Melbourne woman was found dead, having plunged 12 storeys down the garbage chute of an upmarket St Kilda Road apartment building. it was a bizarre way to die. Police had … Continue reading

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SLEEPING DRUG QUERY IN WOMAN’S CHUTE DEATH – Sunday December 9 2012

– One of Victoria’s most experienced homicide detectives has questioned whether the sleeping drug Stilnox contributed to the death of Melbourne woman Phoebe Handsjuk, who died after plunging 12 storeys inside the garbage chute of a St Kilda Road apartment … Continue reading

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DEATH PLUNGE PILLS CLAIM – Saturday December 8 2012

– A woman who died in a luxury tower block plunge had taken enough sleeping pills to render her unconscious, a source close to the case has revealed. The death of Phoebe Handsjuk is at the centre of calls for … Continue reading

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