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Sixth person dies after car hits pedestrians in Melbourne

A sixth person has died 10 days after a car was driven through a lunchtime crowd in Melbourne.

The 33-year-old woman died in hospital on Monday night after the incident on January 20.

Nine victims remain in hospital after a stolen car caused havoc in the centre of Australia's second-biggest city. One of the patients is in a critical condition.

The 26-year-old driver, who is understood to have had a history of mental health and drug issues, has been charged with five counts of murder and faces a life sentence if convicted. Police said he has more charges pending.


From Belfast Telegraph