Mother of British backpacker killed in Queensland hostel speaks out – Marie Claire – July 2017

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Last August, Rosie Ayliffe’s worst nightmare came true. Her treasured daughter, Mia Ayliffe-Chung, was brutally murdered at a backpacker hostel in Herne Hill, Queensland.

Mia, who was just 20, was making her way around the world on what was meant to be the trip of a lifetime. Instead she was killed at the remote hostel while trying to fulfil the 88 days of farm work needed to extended her working holiday visa.

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