A second Australian has been confirmed dead following the London terror attacks
- Author: Leroy Wright Jun 10, 2017,
Jun 10, 2017, 11:26
"Sara Zelenak is confirmed dead, they found her body and has DNA tests confirmed. Thank-you for all the overwhelming love & support from everyone", she wrote.
An online fundraising campaign, originally set up to collect money to send Ms Zelenak's parents to the United Kingdom, has been re-opened in light of the confirmation of her death.
"She's very sensible, far more sensible than I was at her age".
"Every death is a tragedy but this particular event seems to touch us in a particular way - a country girl from South Australia dying in an act of global terrorism seems to reach into every single one of our homes".
"Our hearts go out to the victims, their friends and families". "You will be forever missed".
Women place bouquets of flowers on a memorial for victims at London Bridge.
It is understood there are no other Australians are among the seven killed and 48 wounded in the attack.
"We grieve the loss of our lovely, loving daughter and sister". "This is the last thing that anybody expects to happen to their children when they're in London".
Mr Turnbull would not confirm the identity of the second victim until the family had been formally advised by the British coroner.
Thomas, 45, has been missing since he was caught up in the attack with his girlfriend, Christine Delcros - though Scotland Yard confirmed an as-yet-unidentified body was recovered from the River Thames on Tuesday evening.
Ignacio Echeverria, a 39-year-old Spaniard and an expert in the fight against money-laundering at HSBC, was still missing, last seen trying to defend a woman from one of the attackers with his skateboard.
On Tuesday, Ms Zelenak's family said they had braced themselves for the worst. This is not a course we will follow despite our loss.
Mayor Daniele Ruscigno of Valsamoggia, in the province of Bologna, said that Valeria Collina was "very reserved, so locals really don't know her".
"She's one of those people that doesn't drink, doesn't do drugs, doesn't do anything wrong".
" class="local_link" > men hit pedestrians on London Bridge before getting out and stabbing people in nearby Borough Market on Saturday (3 June)".
Zelenak's mother, Julie Wallace, told Brisbane radio station 97.3FM that she had been asked by London police to wait 24-hours for information after the search for her daughter commenced on Monday morning (London time). Sara also had the opportunity of going to the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
"I call on all those who have news of #Xavier #Thomas who is missing", she posted.
"She said, 'Oh mum! It's only 28 days until you and I and dad can have baguettes and cheese and croissants in Paris'".
"I am ripped apart knowing she died, it's destroying me".
Ms Zelenak's aunt Tara Abela paid tribute to her niece, who she described as a handsome and happy woman.
"But horror, absolute horror, " she said.
Despite his best efforts, he said the attacker soon stopped chasing him and returned to the others.