Man pleads guilty to rape and murder of Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon

A 19-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the rape and murder of Melbourne comedian Eurydice Dixon whose body was found in a suburban park, sparking a national outcry over women’s safety.

Jaymes Todd pleaded guilty to murder, rape, attempted rape and sexual assault in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

Jaymes Todd has pleaded guilty to the murder of Eurydice Dixon. Source: AAP

Ms Dixon, 22, was found on the Princes Park field at Carlton North by a passer-by about 3am on June 13.

Todd handed himself in to police later the same day.

More to come.

Ms Dixon’s body was found on the Princes Park field at Carlton North by a passer-by about 3am on June 13. Source: AAP