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NSW man admits to the stabbing murder of 19-year-old girlfriend


A man has admitted to murdering his Chinese student girlfriend before he fell or jumped from a southern Sydney unit block.

Wearing prison greens and in a wheelchair, Weijie He appeared for arraignment via videolink in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday.

The 22-year-old pleaded guilty to the stabbing murder of Liqun Pan on June 27, 2020 at Wolli Creek.

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He was found unconscious outside the unit on that date.

The next day detectives found the body of his 19-year-old girlfriend inside an apartment.

Chinese national studying English on a student visa, 19-year-old Liqun Pan was stabbed to death in Wolli Creek in 2020. Credit: Crime Stoppers

She was a Chinese national studying English on a student visa.

Before he formally entered his guilty plea, He said: “Because she is my girlfriend, I have to take responsibility.”

At a hearing in June, Justice Helen Wilson was told He fell or jumped from the fourth floor of the apartment block and sustained a serious brain injury.

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Source: 7News