Sept 18 (Reuters) – A woman charged with murdering her three young daughters, correct weeks after the household arrived in Novel Zealand from South Africa, looked in court docket on Saturday.
Lauren Anne Dickason looked in court docket within the port city of Timaru within the morning, and a prefer remanded her to a health heart for a mental health overview, a court docket spokesperson acknowledged.
Dickason, 40, is charged with killing her 2-300 and sixty five days-former twins and their 6-300 and sixty five days-former sister, police acknowledged. Their bodies recognize been found on Thursday at a property where the household stayed.
“Police would earn to reassure the neighborhood that this became a tragic remoted incident and we’re not within the hunt for somebody else,” the police acknowledged in an announcement leisurely on Friday.
Dickason is to seem in court docket again on Oct. 5.
The household came to Timaru, a city of 29,000 on Novel Zealand’s South Island only within the near previous, police recognize acknowledged. They left the compulsory two-week managed isolation closing week.
Novel Zealand media reported that Dickason and her husband are doctors.
Reporting by Lidia Kelly in Melbourne; Making improvements to by William Mallard
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