An autistic man who adopted a younger girl by means of darkish streets for an hour earlier than raping and killing her has pleaded to her responsible homicide.  

Jaymes Todd, 19, admitted to raping and strangling 22-year-old comic Eurydice Dixon on Thursday within the Melbourne Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom. 

He drank all through the day earlier than stalking her by means of the streets of Melbourne on the night of June 13.

After leaving a buddy, Todd, who was drunk and alone, caught sight of Ms Dixon outdoors Flinders St station simply after 11pm.

Jaymes Todd, 19, (pictured) who on Thursday admitted to raping and strangling 22-year-old comedian Eurydice Dixon, drank a whole bottle of vodka with a friend before stalking her through Melbourne 's CBD streets on the evening of June 13

Jaymes Todd, 19, (pictured) who on Thursday admitted to raping and strangling 22-year-old comedian Eurydice Dixon, drank a whole bottle of vodka with a friend before stalking her through Melbourne 's CBD streets on the evening of June 13

Jaymes Todd, 19, (pictured left) who on Thursday admitted to raping and strangling 22-year-old comic Eurydice Dixon (pictured proper) drank a complete bottle of vodka with a buddy earlier than stalking her by means of Melbourne ‘s CBD streets on the night of June 13

Todd had been consuming since 3.30pm that day, sharpening off a complete bottle of vodka. 

He then travelled in the direction of Broadmeadows with an unidentified buddy earlier than breaking off and returning to the town alone simply earlier than 10.30pm.

This was precisely the identical time as Eurydice Dixon completed her stand-up gig on the Highlander Bar on Flinders St. She left the venue together with her accomplice, Tony Magnuson.

The pair walked to a close-by Woolworths on Flinders St earlier than strolling to Federation Sqaure. 

In the meantime, Todd continued consuming alone, shopping for drinks from numerous bottle retailers all through Melbourne, together with cider and cans of whiskey and coke. 

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Ms Dixon (pictured) was elated with how her stand-up gig went, so much that she wanted to walk home alone

Ms Dixon (pictured) was elated with how her stand-up gig went, so much that she wanted to walk home alone

Ms Dixon (pictured) was elated with how her stand-up gig went, a lot that she needed to stroll house alone

At around 10.30pm, Ms Dixon had just finished her stand-up gig at the Highlander Bar on Flinders St (pictured), exiting the venue with her partner Tony Magnuson

At around 10.30pm, Ms Dixon had just finished her stand-up gig at the Highlander Bar on Flinders St (pictured), exiting the venue with her partner Tony Magnuson

At round 10.30pm, Ms Dixon had simply completed her stand-up gig on the Highlander Bar on Flinders St (pictured), exiting the venue together with her accomplice Tony Magnuson

The pair walked to a nearby Woolworths on Flinders St (pictured here) before walking to Federation Sqaure

The pair walked to a nearby Woolworths on Flinders St (pictured here) before walking to Federation Sqaure

The pair walked to a close-by Woolworths on Flinders St (pictured right here) earlier than strolling to Federation Sqaure

Elated from the success of her efficiency, Ms Dixon expressed her want to stroll house and on the station the pair hugged for the final time earlier than parting methods. 

At 11.08pm, as Ms Dixon started to cross Flinders St, Todd started to path behind her, ready till she was half method throughout the intersection earlier than he began to comply with.  

Todd continued to comply with Ms Dixon, making certain he remained 15 to 20 seconds distance behind her.

She was unaware of Todd’s stalking and was speaking to herself as she walked, the police abstract said. 

Ms Dixon walked for about 4.5km to Princes Park, making her method throughout two soccer pitches, earlier than she was attacked by Todd.

Walking approximately 4.5km to Princes Park (pictured) and making it across two soccer pitches, Ms Dixon was stepping onto the third pitch as she was attacked by Todd

Walking approximately 4.5km to Princes Park (pictured) and making it across two soccer pitches, Ms Dixon was stepping onto the third pitch as she was attacked by Todd

Strolling roughly 4.5km to Princes Park (pictured) and making it throughout two soccer pitches, Ms Dixon was stepping onto the third pitch as she was attacked by Todd

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And it wasn’t till round 3am that her physique was found by a passer-by.

Ms Dixon was recognized by police by her purse that was discovered close to her physique.

Todd handAfter seeing his pictures Seeing his {photograph} seem on tv screens prompted Todd at hand himself into police shortly after her physique was found however denied involvement.  

A full confession was made shortly after. 

Over 20 DNA samples have been extracted from Ms Dixon’s physique and plenty of of them belonged to Todd.  

Todd, who appeared in Melbourne Magistrates’ Courtroom by way of video-link on Thursday, pleaded responsible to single counts of homicide, rape, tried rape, and sexual assault. 

Showing with a shaved-head, Todd spoke simply as soon as, replying with ‘responsible, your honour’ when requested to enter his plea. 

Ms Dixon's body was discovered by a passer-by on a soccer field in Princes Park at a little before 3am (pictured) 

Ms Dixon's body was discovered by a passer-by on a soccer field in Princes Park at a little before 3am (pictured) 

Ms Dixon’s physique was found by a passer-by on a soccer discipline in Princes Park at a bit earlier than 3am (pictured) 

The memorial service held in Princes Park where Ms Dixon's body was found was attended by at least 10,000 people (pictured)

The memorial service held in Princes Park where Ms Dixon's body was found was attended by at least 10,000 people (pictured)

The memorial service held in Princes Park the place Ms Dixon’s physique was discovered was attended by not less than 10,000 folks (pictured)

At an earlier court docket look his lawyer John Riordan argued his psychological well being situation, in addition to his age and look, would put {the teenager} at excessive threat in jail.

Mr Riordan instructed the court docket that Todd’s household had indicated his situation made him ‘socially regressive.’

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Todd’s father Jason Todd broke down as he expressed his condolences to the household of Ms Dixon in June.

‘It is indescribable. It is a very exhausting time for me and the household, and I really feel significantly for Eurydice’s household and pals and provide my condolences,’ he mentioned.

‘There’s nothing I can do to vary it or make it higher, however I want there was. That comes from our entire household – we’re as appalled as the remainder of society about what occurred to her.’

Ms Dixon’s demise sparked nation-wide outrage with vigils held in all capital cities, the memorial service held in Princes Park the place Ms Dixon’s physique was discovered was attended by not less than 10,000 folks.

Then-Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull described the crime as a ‘heartbreaking tragedy’.      

Todd was remanded in custody forward of his subsequent court docket look on November 13.  

Paperwork filed to court docket have been redacted to take away data that might trigger Ms Dixon’s household, pals and most people misery.

'It's indescribable. It's a very hard time for me and the family, and I feel greatly for Eurydice's family and friends and offer my condolences,' Todd's father Jason said in June

'It's indescribable. It's a very hard time for me and the family, and I feel greatly for Eurydice's family and friends and offer my condolences,' Todd's father Jason said in June

‘It is indescribable. It is a very exhausting time for me and the household, and I really feel significantly for Eurydice’s household and pals and provide my condolences,’ Todd’s father Jason mentioned in June

Ms Dixon's death sparked nation-wide outrage with vigils held in all capital cities around Australia (pictured)

Ms Dixon's death sparked nation-wide outrage with vigils held in all capital cities around Australia (pictured)

Ms Dixon’s demise sparked nation-wide outrage with vigils held in all capital cities round Australia (pictured)

 

 

 

 

  

   

 

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