How a young mother of three dreams of studying medicine to help her sick child, before she was allegedly murdered at home by a new flame
- Cinnamin Bell, 26, was found dead in her South Australia apartment on Saturday
- Young mother leaves behind three children who were not in the flat at that time
- Police are investigating the relationship between Ms. Bell and the man arrested at the scene
- A recently taken image shows 25-year-old Cody Edwards smiling next to a woman
- Friends and family have started a GoFundMe page to help pay for funeral expenses
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The man accused of killing a young mother-in-law of three children at her home has been identified as her recent accomplice, as family friends recount how she dreamed of studying medicine to help her sick children .
South Australian police found the body of 26-year-old Cinnamin Bell in Millicent, south-east of Adelaide, after police were called to the property after 11 pm on Saturday.
Detectives arrested 25-year-old Cody Edwards from the scene. The couple is understood to have been in a relationship recently.
Daily Mail Australia can reveal that Ms Bell was about to start studying a medical course because she wanted to help treat her immune-compromised daughter.
The young mother (right) was found dead at her South Australian home after officers were called to the property after 11 pm on Saturday
a friend wrote on it gofundme: ‘Synamin dreamed of giving our children the life and opportunity we all hope our children have before them.
‘The goal of getting into medicine was to help[his daughter]in her struggles and to give her the best possible chance at a full life.
‘She was trying her best, with limited resources and support, trying to be the best mother she could be.’
An elderly neighbor of Ms Bell said they saw the woman sitting with a friend at the door of their Pool Street flat at around 7 a.m. and went to bed at around 11 p.m.
‘We didn’t hear anything,’ said the resident advertiser,
‘First of all we came to know about it when we opened our shutters at 7.30 am today and saw police cars and people everywhere.’
‘When the police detective came to interview me today, he told me that the children were in their nanna when everything happened.’
Ms Bell (pictured) was allegedly murdered at her home in Millicent, south-east of Adelaide, on Saturday evening.
Forensic officers remained in the house until Sunday and Monday as they were investigating the circumstances surrounding his death.
Mr Edwards was taken by police to Mount Gambier police station where he will remain in custody until he appears before Mount Gambier Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday.
He is believed to have crossed the street to ask a work colleague to call the police after Ms Bell’s death.
Police have been searching the house for several days after the 26-year-old’s body was found on Saturday night.
Superintendent Campbell Hill described the situation as “tragic” and confirmed that the children were not at home at the time of their mother’s death.
“It’s devastating and it’s shocking,” he said. ‘This is a sad situation that will resonate and resonate throughout the community.
‘If people have information, if they know how these two people know each other, we urge them to contact us so that we can fill that knowledge gap.
‘They knew each other but what was really the dynamics of the relationship that we are working to establish.’
Ms Bell was remembered as a ‘loving mother’ who wanted to pursue a career in healthcare to help her children
Friends and family of the ‘loving’ young mother remembered Ms Bell as a devoted parent and have started a crowdfunding page to help pay for her funeral costs.
Friend Luke McGaughey wrote, ‘Cinamin was loved by all and those who knew him were blessed with his generosity and loyalty. ,
‘No matter what happened in her own life, she was never unavailable.’
A friend revealed that the 26-year-old was studying to pursue a career in healthcare to help care for her children.
‘The loss of your mother is something you never fully recover from, but losing her so small gives these beautiful kids so much life to go on without her. Your mother is your first and forever friend, you never really recover from that loss.’
Police are expected to remain at the Pool St property for several days.