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Community Safety Family Violence Murder Maternal Infanticide Filicide A MOTHER has been charged with murdering three of her children after the Wyndham Vale lake tragedy.Herald Sun Aug 10, 2015 rcfv Royal Commission Female Aggression


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Akon Guode charged with murdering three of her children

Akon Guode is comforted by family and friends at a fundraiser. Picture: Ian Currie
Akon Guode is comforted by family and friends at a fundraiser. Picture: Ian Currie
A MOTHER has been charged with murdering three of her children after the Wyndham Vale lake tragedy.
Akon Guode, 36, faced an out of sessions hearing about 11.30pm on Monday night after she was taken into custody at Melbourne West police station just after midday.
She was charged with murdering four-year-old twins Madit and Hanger and one-year-old Bol.
Ms Guode was also charged with the attempted murder of Aluel, 6, who survived when the family’s Toyota Kluger plunged into Lake Gladman on April 8.
The hearing, before bail justice Ken Coughlan, was told of the charges against Guode after she was interviewed by Homicide Squad detectives.
Police divers prepare to remove the car after it plunged into a lake. Picture: Mark Stewa
Police divers prepare to remove the car after it plunged into a lake. Picture: Mark Stewart
Detective Sen-Constable Dustin Sheppard confirmed she had been taken into custody and charged over the death of her three children.
Ms Guode was remanded in custody.
Asked if she had any concerns with being placed in custody, Ms Guode said through an interpreter: “I have no concerns ... Since I moved to Australia, I have not get into trouble with anyone.”
She also clutched her chest and said she was having “a little bit of chest pain” but that she did not require any medication currently.
She was remanded to appear before Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
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