Creative Artist dead at Twenty Two years

The murder of Sarah Elston, a talented young Brisbane artist
West End artist Sarah, 22, was contacted by an ex boyfriend and ended up being killed. She was found dead in her unit on Tuesday night 3rd June 2008, with multiple injuries.

Neighbors say they heard screams in the night but did naught to investigate

Robyn Ironside, writer for Brisbane Courier Mail says her on line socializing was the result in her being killed, by this young man she had not seen for some time.

She had suffered multiple injuries and police immediately launched a murder investigation and the next day a 28-year-old Bowen Hills man was arrested & charged with the murder. No application for bail was entered, and the accused remains in Custody to appear in court next month. [July 2008]

She lived in West End, & he in Bowen Hills, both suburbs of Brisbane, Qld Australia.

The deceased, says Robyn Ironside was still morning the death of Kunal Singh, just five years ago. When Kunal, then 18 with her sisters Neelma & Sidhi at their Bridgeman Downs house in April 2003, it shocked all who heard about it.. Their parents, it was reported at the time, were overseas. The family are of Indian extract.

Sarah had moved to West End a year ago. Is there a connection with the killing of
Sarah and her friends from Bridgeman Downs? Hopefully the detectives are reviewing that case also.


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The death of Sarah Elston, should sadden the whole community. Is the loss of her friends five year ago somehow connected to why she lost her life. Television news reports gave a dismal street view of police & neighbors who ‘did not see a thing.’


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  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 5 years ago

    Very sad story, Pamela!

  • Yes, very sad. Odd friends she has on myspace, where I took another look this evening.

    – 4spotmore

  • Emmilouise
    Emmilouiseabout 5 years ago

    Of course her death was not related!She met this man in the valley out one night. completly randomly…they became friendly…but never in a relationship, as they were never on the same page with their feelings.
    He has schizophrenia and was not all there.
    As for her Myspace friend being “ODD” i take offence as there is nothing wrong with being alternative.Incase you dont know…West End is where she lived and the community there is extremly arty and alternative. Stop being so small minded 4spotmore.

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