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The 21-year-old north coast woman has been named as Jessica Fallon on ABC radio news reports this morning.

She is accused of attempting to kill 46-year-old Michael Martin during a home invasion at his Quarry Road property at around 3.45am on April 7 last year.

Mr Martin suffering multiple stab wounds as a result of the attack and a 49-year-old man who was also present was also attacked. Both required hospitalisation for their injuries.

Mr Martin was subsequently killed during a separate incident about a fortnight later. Ms Fallon has not been charged in relation to that incident.

Ms Fallon appeared at Parramatta Local Court yesterday, where bail was formally refused.

The case is due for mention in Lismore Local in April.


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