Ellenbrook murder victims named

A FRIEND of the mother and her two kids who were murdered in their Perth home has revealed the harrowing moment she found out about the triple murder, and the family’s tragic past.Toni Ata, known as “aunty”, took to social media to express her sorrow following the “horrific” killing of mother-of-five Michelle Petersen, 48, her daughter Bella, 15, and her son Rua, 8.

“I just found out the most devastating news that my friend and her two babies were killed last night … And I’m so, so devastated,” Ms Ata said through tears during her live video.She had already heard about the Ellenbrook murders, but a message from one of Ms Petersen’s surviving daughters asking for a phone number confirmed her worst fears…

Source: Ellenbrook murder victims named | PerthNow