Stewart Cormack
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Australia backpacker stabbing: Family tribute to Mia Ayliffe-Chung

The family of a British backpacker stabbed to death in Australia have paid tribute to a "kind and funny" young woman.

Mia Ayliffe-Chung, 20, from Derbyshire, was attacked at Shelley's Backpackers accommodation in the Home Hill area of Queensland at about 23:15 local time on Tuesday.

A statement, on behalf of Mia's mother Rosie Ayliffe, was read out by her partner Stewart Cormack.

  • 24 Aug 2016