Events take place in 2020 when her ex-partner Noel consumes two lemon-flavored cookies, which Rebecca laced with temazepam.
The case of a woman in Welpep, Australia, has been called an act of heroism after a 25-year-old man beat her and emotionally controlled her for years after she poisoned her partner with lemon cookies.
According to The Mirror, Rebecca Payne, 43, faces life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering her 68-year-old husband Noel Payne and placing his body in a freezer in a small town in northwestern Victoria, Australia.
However, after being arrested, the woman’s lawyers and neighbors have called for mercy from the authorities due to the “indescribable acts of family violence” she experienced.
Neighbors of a woman nicknamed “Cookie Monster” defended Rebecca before the Victorian Supreme Court, calling her a hero after 14 years of domestic violence.
Her son Jamie told the Herald Sun, “She lived 14 years in hell with a monster. The kids need her. The community needs her. We all need her.” “I hope they take it easy on her and are forgiving of what she’s done,” he added.
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The events take place in 2020 when her ex-partner Noel consumes two lemon-flavored cookies, which Rebecca laced with temazepam (sleeping pills).
However, he told the jury that his intention was not to kill her but to put her to sleep. After realizing that her partner was no longer showing vital signs, she began wrapping his body in a blanket and storing it in a freezer chest. The back garden, across from his house.
Despite the fact that the authorities consider the woman guilty, hundreds of people have come to her defense.
Neighbor Rhonda McGee told ABC Australia: “Beck is a very nice person and she really didn’t deserve everything that happened to her in life.”
while another woman who testified via a letter read out by the court described how Noel forced her to have sex without consent, controlled her money and “snapped in her face” while living with the family. Mara”, as well as forcing Payne to take his name. Got tattooed on more than one occasion.
For his part, attorney Edney denounced in court the actions that Noel would have caused his client and asked for fair treatment for Rebecca.
“Noel Payne, the late, created a warped and troubled moral universe in this western Victorian town of Wallup, where he treated the women of that household only as objects and property for his own pleasure,” he said.