Boyfriend's Heartbreaking Tribute After Girlfriend's Body Found In Suitcase
Preethi Reddy's boyfriend has written an emotional tribute to his "angel", after her body was found crammed into a suitcase in a car.
The body of missing dentist Reddy was found in Sydney's eastern suburbs, as the man police suspect killed her was confirmed dead in a fiery car crash.
Reddy's boyfriend posted a moving tribute to her on Facebook on Wednesday.
"I'll see you again one day... and we'll continue where we left off my angel," he wrote, with an emoji of a heart alongside a lovely picture of the pair.
Reddy went missing on Sunday morning after she called her family and told them she was heading home.
It's believed she was attending a dentistry conference at the weekend.
Police had issued a public appeal following the disappearance of the 32-year-old. They distributed images of her and her missing Volkswagen Golf during their search for her.
Reddy's friends also shared photos of her on Facebook, including CCTV footage taken at a McDonald's outlet.
She was seen inside the fast-food outlet at the Strand Arcade at 2.15am on Sunday wearing a dark-green top, black pants and black ballet flats.
She then left the store alone and walked down Market Street. Police say Reddy stayed with her ex-boyfriend Harsh Narde, also a dentist, in a hotel on the street on Saturday evening.
"At this stage we know they met up in Sydney. Now we're looking at all the movements between those two to establish exactly what happened. At this stage we won't be guessing in relation to that," Police told media on Wednesday.
Following inquiries, police located a vehicle in Strachan Lane in Kingsford, about 10 kilometres from where she was last seen, at 9.30pm on Tuesday.
Upon searching the vehicle, officers found the woman's body in a suitcase.
Police spoke to Narde regarding Reddy's disappearance on Monday night. Police were later notified the man died in a fiery head-on collision with a truck on the New England Highway in Willow Tree, four hours north-west of Sydney, just hours later.
Police believe the man's car moved to the wrong side of the road and deliberately caused the crash.
Police also passed their condolences onto Reddy's family, friends and colleagues in light of the grief they now face.
"It is the toughest thing you can ever do. I've got goosebumps right now talking about it. As a parent, the worst thing we can do is bury our kids... It's a space none of us want to be," the police representative said.
Investigations around Reddy's death continue.
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