Eurydice Dixon was killed in Melbourne.
Eurydice Dixon was killed in Melbourne.

Man pleads guilty to rape and murder of Eurydice Dixon

A MAN has pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon whose body was found in a suburban park in June, sparking a national outcry over women's safety.

Jaymes Todd, 19, pleaded guilty to murder, rape, attempted rape and sexual assault in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday.

Ms Dixon, 22, was found on the Princes Park field at Carlton North by a passer- by about 3am on June 13.

Todd handed himself in to police later the same day.

Jaymes Todd being escorted by police into the Melbourne Magistrate Court earlier this year. Picture: David Crosling/AAP
Jaymes Todd being escorted by police into the Melbourne Magistrate Court earlier this year. Picture: David Crosling/AAP

- With AAP


Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

"Tomorrow there'll be another fashion"

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

Truck 'completely destroyed', exclusion zone in place

Multiple emergency services crews are on scene

DO NOT DRINK: Maranoa town advised to boil tap water

DO NOT DRINK: Maranoa town advised to boil tap water

Maranoa Regional Council issued the alert this week.