Mayang Prasetyo, found dismembered in Teneriffe apartment in Brisbane.
Mayang Prasetyo, found dismembered in Teneriffe apartment in Brisbane.

Friends remember 'amazing soul' killed in murder suicide

A YOUNG transgender cabaret performer has been revealed as the woman murdered, dismembered, then boiled in a chemical stew, reportedly by her boyfriend, in an inner Brisbane apartment.

Police discovered severed body parts of Mayang Prasetyo, 27, cooking in chemicals on the stove of the ground floor apartment she shared with partner Marcus Volke in riverside Teneriffe on Saturday night.

They had responded to requests for a welfare check after residents reported a "rotting meat" like stench emanating from the unit.

Mr Volke, 28, who is believed to be responsible for his Indonesian girlfriend's horrific death, fled the apartment by jumping a rear fence into a laneway and evaded police by seeking refuge in a wheelie bin.

While inside, he is alleged to have used a knife to brutally end his own life.

Contact the following organisations for information and support if you feel you're at risk of domestic violence:

DVConnect Womensline (Queensland) is a statewide 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service providing confidential advice and counselling as well as referral to crisis accommodation for women and children affected by domestic violence.

  • Phone - 1800 811 811 (this number will not appear on your phone bill)

DVConnect Mensline (Queensland) is a statewide service (9am to midnight, 7 days a week) supporting men affected by domestic violence.

  • Phone - 1800 600 636.

1800RESPECT is a national service providing crisis and trauma counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to people affected by sexual assault, domestic violence or family violence.

  • Phone - 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732)

Read more at Brisbane Times

Marcus Volke killed and dismembered his Indonesian girlfriend.
Marcus Volke killed and dismembered his Indonesian girlfriend.

 

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