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A British woman living in Australia reportedly was found dead fewer than 24 hours after finding out her longtime boyfriend was run over and killed near their home.
Jason Francis, 29, was hit by a pizza delivery driver’s white Volkswagen Jetta at about 8 p.m. Saturday near the Perth home he shared with his girlfriend of eight years, Alice Robinson, the Perth Now newspaper reported.
Francis was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital by paramedics but died of his injuries.
Robinson reportedly was home waiting for Francis when he was struck and killed. It is believed she only realized what happened after seeing emergency services outside her house.
According to Perth Now, friends became worried about Robinson’s safety when they were unable to contact her after she left the hospital on Saturday night.
Police said Robinson was found dead in “non-suspicious circumstances” on Sunday afternoon, fewer than 24 hours after Francis was killed.
The couple, originally from the United Kingdom, is believed to have moved to Australia less than a year ago after traveling the world together.
“I am devastated to let everyone know that my beautiful daughter was so distraught she could not bear to live without her beloved Jase and chose to take her own life,” Robinson’s mother Dawn wrote on social media, according to News.com.au. “My husband and I now grieve for the loss of two wonderful people that brought light to everyone’s life.” Continue Reading