Coroners Act In the matter of the Coroner's Findings and Recommendations regarding the death of Ms Wendy Murphy and Ms Natalie McCormack dated 14 March 2017
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wanted her $3000 as her half share that she had paid for the vehicle he drove. She had smashed the windscreen and he had hit her, knocking her to the ground. She stated, "I don't want him to go to court for hitting me but I do want a domestic violence order for if anything happens again". 65. Reciprocal orders were made prohibiting them remaining in the company of the other when consuming alcohol or when under the influence of alcohol. 66. On 23 February 2011, Kwementyaye rang Police alleging that Mr Swan had smashed a window of a vehicle and punched her. Police attended and found both parties intoxicated and "hurling abuse" at each other. They removed Mr Swan and provided reciprocal DVOs. 67. On Friday 10 February 2012, Kwementyaye went out with friends. Mr Swan returned from his separate night out the following morning and found she wasn't at home. 68. On Saturday 11 February 2012, at about 7.30pm she arrived home with the children. As they got out of the vehicle Mr Swan walked toward them. He had an axe in his hands and was yelling "Get the fuck out of my house". 69. She picked up the youngest child, fled inside and locked the doors. Her eldest child jumped the back fence and ran to the neighbour's house. 70. Mr Swan smashed the front and rear windows of her car with the axe and yelled "Get out of my house, I'm gunna half kill you". He then approached a front window and smashed it with the axe bending the security screen. He became aware that K wementyaye was calling the Police and left. 12