Indian-origin dentist Preethi Reddy missing in Australia

Indian-origin dentist Preethi Reddy missing in Australia

Indian-origin dentist Preethi Reddy missing in Australia

She was last heard of Sunday 3rd March morning in Sydney and should have been home within a few hours but has not turned up yet.

"Following an appeal for information to the community, Preethi's vehicle was located parked on Strachan Street, Kingsford, about 9.30 pm Tuesday [4 pm India local time]", said New South Wales Police in a statement, according to SBS TV. She had been stabbed "numerous times", police said.

A 32-year-old Indian-origin woman dentist has been found dead with stab wounds in Australia, days after she went missing from Sydney's busiest area under mysterious circumstances, police said on Wednesday.

It was believed the man also attended the dental conference, a police source told AAP.

Narde was killed in a head-on collision on Monday, which police suspect to have been a deliberate act, according to ABC News.

Detective Superintendent Gavin Dengate today confirmed the pair were not in a relationship at the time but had been previously.

He said telling Dr Reddy's parents of her death is the "toughest thing you can ever do".

SMH reports that police confirmed Reddy's ex-boyfriend has died following a vehicle accident near Tamworth, shortly after speaking with detectives regarding Reddy's disappearance on Sunday. CCTV tracks her walking down Market Street, where she entered the lobby of the upmarket Swissotel.

There had been "serious concerns for her welfare" since Dr Reddy had gone missing, with friends and family saying her disappearance was out of character.

She was reported missing to Nepean Police Area Command, police added.

"Prior to this unthinkable event, she had been the happiest I'd ever seen her - she was living her best life", she added.

'Dr Reddy is known for being a highly professional yet friendly and approachable dentist who is exceptionally good with nervous patients, ' her employee profile read.

"They looked happy and stayed back to chat after the conference ended at 7 p.m.", he said.

"I ask you all to think about her family right now and about giving them the space to actually to be in this space". "It made me wonder why".

"It's devastating, and this is completely out of character", dental assistant Chelsea Holmes of Glenbrook Dental Surgery was quoted as saying by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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