The great-grandfather of a woman who died of a suspected drug overdose is the second person to be killed in Melbourne in two days.
Key points:Jodi Hickey died on July 16 after her car collided with a car parked in her driveway in a busy street in Melbourne’s south-eastThe woman had been taking anti-depressants to cope with her depressionJodi’s mother, Susan, said the death has hit her family very hardThe woman was taking anti-, anti-psychotics to cope after being diagnosed with schizophrenia, which was found to be linked to the overdoseJodi, 47, had been a carer for six months when she died.
She was last seen alive at her family home on July 19.
Jodi was a caretaker for six years.
Her death has shocked the community and left a hole in the community.
“This is a terrible day for everyone involved in this,” she said.
“We’ve been very touched by the outpouring of love and support we’ve been getting.”
It’s so hard to believe, but that Jodi was going to be taken from us, but we’re here today, we’re standing up for her.
“Everyone is trying to keep her memory alive.”‘
I would be very surprised if Jodi’s car was not hit by a car’Jodi said her daughter had recently started taking anti-‘psychotic’ medication, which could have been due to a relapse in the drug.
“She’s been taking a lot of drugs for her mental health,” she told ABC Radio Melbourne.
“I would like to think she was not suffering from a relapse, but it’s a very sad and sad situation.”
Jodi had recently begun taking anti-“psychotic” medication to cope.
She had been caring for her daughter’s mental health, but was now living with her mum, Susan.
“The thought of her being in a car for six or seven months is just devastating,” Ms Hickey said.
Jodie had been working as a carers for six weeks.
“There’s no-one else she could have looked after, and that’s really tough,” Ms Dickey said of Jodi.
“Jodi loved her family and she loved her daughter and that is why she was so keen to come home.”
And that’s what made her want to go out to the community.
“Ms Hickey has a son, who she said is a big help to her daughter.”
My son is going to go into the care system and do all the work that I can,” she joked.”
He’s doing a good job.
He’s just one of the few people that’s helping Jodi.
“Ms Dickey says she hopes the community can come together to help Jodi and the family get through this difficult time.”
If you have anything to say, or you would like something to say to help, just let me know,” she urged.”
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