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Brides honour Stephanie Scott with #putyourdressout

UPDATE: WOMEN around Australia are paying tribute to murdered teacher Stephanie Scott by hanging their wedding dresses out.

Former brides are posting photos of their wedding dresses with the hashtag #putyourdressout in honour of Ms Scott, who was due to marry her childhood sweetheart, Aaron Leeson-Woolley yesterday.



YESTERDAY 5 PM: THE sister of Stephanie Scott has posted a tribute to her sister and fiance Aaron Leeson-Woolley on Facebook.

The tribute by Kim Scott starts with: "To my dearest Stephanie and Aaron on your wedding day. This is for you. xxx".

Following this is a poem.

Ms Scott and Mr Leeson-Woolley were due to marry today.

To my dearest Stephanie and Aaron on your wedding day. This is for you. xxxOn this Your Special Day...My little...

Posted by Kim Scott on Friday, April 10, 2015


10.42 AM: Police confirm body found believed to be Stephanie Scott's

POLICE have confirmed a burned body found yesterday in bushland north of Griffith in New South Wales is believed to be that of Stephanie Scott.

The 26-year-old drama teacher from Leeton went missing on Easter Sunday. 

Griffith Local Area Commander Superintendent Micael Rowan said her body was discovered only about five metres from a roadway in the Cocoparra National Park, north of Leeton.

The cleaner from the same school, Vincent Stanford has been charged with her murder. 

9:00 AM: Stephanie Scott death: Police find woman's body

POLICE investigating the murder of teacher Stephanie Scott have found a woman's body in bushland north of Griffith.

The discovery was made at around 5:00pm (AEST) at Cocoparra National Park in southern New South Wales, about 70 kilometres from her home town, Leeton.


A crime scene has been set up and forensic specialists are processing the scene. Earlier a laptop had been found during a search.

Police told Fairfax Media's The Irrigator that the body was recovered and taken out of the park shortly after 1am.

It is understood the mother and the brother of accused killer Vincent Stanford, 24, had been helping police with their investigation and providing them valuable information, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Fairfax Media understands the national park, just north of Griffith, was a regular place the Stanford family would travel to for camping trips.

It is 70 kilometres from the town where Ms Scott lived with her fiance Aaron Leeson-Woolley, who she was due to marry on Saturday, April 11. 

Ms Scott was allegedly murdered on Easter Sunday by the cleaner from her workplace, Leeton High School.

Stanford was charged with the murder on Thursday, and has been remanded in custody to reappear in Griffith Local Court via videolink in June.

The 26-year-old English and drama teacher was last seen at the school on Myrtle Street about 11:00am on Sunday.

Some of the reaction on Facebook

Lynne Bofinger R.I.P. Beautiful Stephanie..sincere condolences to her Family,Fiance,friends and all who knew her..crying tears of sadness for you all..I will light a yellow candle for Stephanie today on the day that should have been her happiest.

Gilah Goldstein RIP beautiful Stephanie Scott, my sincere condolences to all the family and all those who loved and cared about precious Stephanie. 

Lyn McMillan I won't be the only one with tears rolling down my face as I read this. I will never understand why people hurt others in such a terrible way. Stephanie's beautiful soul is shining in Heaven now but I wish it was shining here instead

Carly Emmerson RIP Stephanie my heartfelt prayers to family and friends such a huge tragedy

Abbey Gilbert  My heart is broken for her and her family. Today should have been one of the happiest days of their lives. I hope they know that the hearts of Australia are with them at this extremely devastating time  

Michelle Elizabeth RIP Stephanie , my condolences to the family. So sad

Lynne Jamieson Sooooo very wrong a good girl robbed of her future a great family robbed of their lovely Stephanie .....bless all xxx

Siobhan Field RIP Stephanie!!  My thoughts and prayers are with your friends and family at such as sad time!! May they find strength in each other! Xx

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