Brekky Wrap: British Backpacker Raped After Passing Out In Thailand
All the news you need to know this Friday morning.
A father has rescued his toddler son from a dingo that was dragging him off into the bush on Queensland's Fraser Island. The toddler escaped with deep cuts to his neck and the back of his head after being taken from his family's campervan by the dingo.Paramedic Ben Du Toit said the family were camping in a remote area of the island and the parents awoke when they heard the toddler crying and getting further and further away from their campervan.
The toddler was airlifted to Hervey Bay Hospital.
Scientists have found the first type of molecule produced by the universe. The helium hydride molecule was found 3,000 light years away using NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) aircraft.
A 21-year-old British backpacker has been raped after passing out on the ground outside a restaurant following Thai New Year celebrations. The woman had been drinking with a male friend in Koh Phi Phi and had taken part in mass water fights as part of the new year's party when she fell asleep with her friend before making it back to her hotel.
The incident was caught on camera and local deckhand Trairat Changsanan has pleaded guilty to raping her by cutting off her denim shorts in the early hours of the morning.
Mya-Lecia Naylor, star of the British children's television channel CBBC, has died suddenly at 16 years-old. Naylor appeared in Cloud Atlas alongside actors such as Halle Berry, Tom Hanks and Hugo Weaving.
CBBC confirmed the actor's passing saying that she was a "much-loved part of the BBC Children's family, and a hugely talented actress, singer and dancer."
It is not yet known how Naylor died.
Over 500 hundred teenagers have descended on downtown Chicago, causing mayhem and leading to 26 arrests. The high school students -- all on their spring break -- allegedly caused public disturbances and started fights.
The Chicago police said that it is common for large crowds of teens to swarm the city's downtown area as the weather warms and they are trying to come up with different strategies and interventions.
An Israeli flight attendant is in a coma after contracting measles. It is believed the 43-year-old woman contracted the disease in either New York or Israel or on a flight between the two.
Due to complications from the infection, she has now been in a coma for 10 days and needs a respirator to breathe.
Collingwood has smashed Brisbane in the AFL during a sell-out game at the Gabba, with an eight-goal third term leading them to a 62-point victory.
It was Brisbane's largest AFL game in nearly a decade and the Magpies' 51-point third term became the highest-scoring in history at the ground.