Man charged with murder of Tasmanian mum

March 15, 2023 7:15 pm in by

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Police have charged a 38 year-old man with murder, in relation to the death of a woman at Campania in the early hours of Monday morning.

Jacqui Purton, a 37 year-old mother of four, died from serious injuries after being allegedly struck by a car.

Emergency services were called to the Native Corners Road property just after 3:30am, but Ms Purton was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A Holden Commodore was seized as evidence.

It is believed the man and victim were known to one another.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to support Ms Purton’s children.