Peta Brady was writing a play last year about the working girls of St Kilda and the dangers they face when Tracy Connelly, a veteran of the St Kilda area and a woman Brady knew, was murdered. It was in July that Connelly’s body was found in the van in which she lived with her boyfriend. The woman described as a “shining light” in this community had suffered a violent death.
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