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Grace Millane and the tragedies of the young Brit backpackers murdered abroad

One year ago   |   By The Mirror

Murdered 21-year-old Grace Millane who died at the hands of a New Zealand man is among young Brits robbed of their lives by violence on what should have been their dream trips abroad
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Grace Millane Murder: Should ‘Rough Sex' Ever Be A Legal Defence In Court?

Grace Millane Murder: Should ‘Rough Sex' Ever Be A Legal Defence In Court?

One year ago   |   By Huffington Post

Around this time last year, 21-year-old British backpacker Grace Millane had arrived in New Zealand on the second leg of her round-the-world trip. She checked into a hostel, browsed a dating app and arranged to meet a man that night in central Auckland. During the date she was captured on CCTV in various city nightspots, drinking and kissing with a man about whom she messaged her friends: “I clicked with him so well.” They returned to his hotel where they had sex. So far, so unremarkable. But the night turned tragic, when, probably in the early hours of her 22 nd birthday, Millane was...
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Grace Millane's final hours sipping cocktails with the Tinder date who would kill her

Grace Millane's final hours sipping cocktails with the Tinder date who would kill her

One year ago   |   By The Mirror

Grace Millane, 21, from Wickford, Essex, died on December 1, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand, at the hands of a Tinder date - just hours before her 22nd birthday
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Inside the dark world of fetish dating sites

Inside the dark world of fetish dating sites

One year ago   |   By Daily Mail

The New Zealand murder trial of Grace Millane shed new light on fetish dating sites such as Whiplr - which she was a member of - and the categories on offer to users, such as 'breath play'.
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A New Zealand man has been convicted of the harrowing murder of backpacker Grace Millane on their Tinder date, but it's still illegal to report his name

A New Zealand man has been convicted of the harrowing murder of backpacker Grace Millane on their Tinder date, but it's still illegal to report his name

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Warning: This story contains upsetting details of a violent crime.
British backpacker Grace Millane was killed the night before her 22nd birthday after a Tinder date in Auckland, New Zealand, last year.
Her date, a 27-year-old man from New Zealand, was convicted of her murder on Friday.
He had repeatedly denied murder, claiming that she died by accident after she asked him to choke her during consensual sex.
It is currently illegal to report the man's name due to a legal restriction put in place last year by a New Zealand judge. He will be sentenced in February 2020, at which point the...
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