Harriet Wran, the daughter of former NSW premier Neville
Wran, has been charged with murder over a double stabbing at
a notorious inner-Sydney housing commission unit block.
Three months after her father's memorial service in Sydney,
the 26-year-old Ms Wran and a 35-year-old man were arrested
on Wednesday in connection with the stabbing death of
48-year-old Daniel McNaulty in Redfern on Sunday night.
Lloyd Edward Haines, 29, was on Tuesday charged with murder,
attempted murder and aggravated break and enter.
A second man, 42, was also stabbed multiple times in the
attack and he remains in St Vincent's Hospital in a stable
In a surprise twist, police on Wednesday arrested Ms Wran and
the 35-year-old man in Liverpool.
Early on Thursday police said in a statement that the
26-year-old woman and 35-year-old man they had been
questioning had been charged with murder, attempted murder
and aggravated break and enter.
They were refused bail to appear in Liverpool Local Court on
Haines was refused bail on Wednesday and is due to reappear
at Central Local Court on October 9.
His arrest came after the 42-year-old victim told police the
attack had been carried out by three people in their 30s and
It is not yet clear what motivated the stabbings, but it is
likely the attackers knew the victims and the violence may
have escalated from an argument, police said at the time.
Neighbours reported hearing screams and yelling.
A state funeral was held for Ms Wran's father who was premier
of NSW between 1976 and 1986, on May 1 in Sydney.
Harriet Wran, one of his five children, was at his side when