SYDNEY — A member of a Gozitan family has been found dead in Sydney, Australia, following what appears to have been an episode of domestic violence. The family is in mourning. Christine Formosa Rakic, the Maltese woman who was killed, was reportedly very close to her family in Malta, according to the victim’s cousin. Noel Formosa told the Times of Malta on Friday that “She was very close to us,” and he expressed this when speaking to the newspaper. “It was very difficult to break the news to Christine’s father… he was here on holiday to see the family and had to leave as soon as he got this tragic news,” he said. “Christine’s father was here on holiday to see the family and had to leave as soon as he got this news.”
Formosa Rakic, age 53, was discovered dead in a flat in Sydney, Australia, a month ago, after neighbors called the police and reported hearing screaming coming from the apartment next door. She raised a family as both a mother and a grandmother. According to a statement made by a member of her family to the Australian news organization 7 News, “She didn’t deserve to die like that, not even an animal deserves to die like that.” The suspect, Dusan Rakic, was discovered in the same apartment as Formosa Rakic with significant injuries to his face and neck that were assumed to be self-inflicted. The police believe that Formosa Rakic was murdered by her former husband, Dusan Rakic.
According to reports in the Australian media, Dusan Rakic was known to the authorities and had a history of being charged with criminal offenses. In a post she made on Facebook, Formosa, who is the mayor of San Lawrenz, called for an increase in the number of measures made to combat domestic abuse. “I could never have fathomed that a catastrophe of such magnitude could be so close to me. I hope that no one ever goes through something as heartbreaking as what you’ve been through,” he added.
Let’s work together to end violence in the home. Chrissy, I adore you. I still find it hard to accept that you’re no longer here… you in no way deserved this.” After attending a funeral for a family member in Australia earlier this week, Formosa stated in a subsequent tweet that the past few weeks had been “too heavy.” On Friday afternoon, a fundraising website said that the family had received donations totaling over AUD $20,000 to help cover the costs of the funeral. Signbear.” “Our devastation is still something unbearable, but we will do everything in our power to continue supporting your family in every possible way… your place in our hearts will be there for eternity!” “Chrissy, you are the best!
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