Self-described rapper arrested over the horrific murder of an Israeli-Arab student in Melbourne

A 20-year-old self-described rapper was arrested over the horrific murder of 21-year-old Israeli-Arab student Aya Masarwe in Melbourne.  He posted on Facebook a week before the murder: “International girl Of mystery You knows who you are.”

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Codey Herrmann, who went by the name MC Codez, was arrested by police at a park in Greensborough on Friday while hanging out in a shelter with a woman and a group of young guys.

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It is understood he was identified after forensic tests were conducted on clothing dumped not far from the scene.

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Aya was brutally raped, killed and burned in an attempt to hide evidence, after getting off a tram on her way home while she was speaking on FaceTime with her sister.

Her partially naked body was found in parkland near a shopping center on Wednesday morning.

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Aya’s heartbroken father Saeed broke down and cried while speaking to reporters at the spot where her body was found.