It started off as a New Year's Eve celebration and ended with the loss of a life. Below we outline Petero Baleinapuka's movements on December 31, 2019.
8am - Baleinapuka wakes up. Ms O'Donnell and Baleinapuka have breakfast
10am - Visit Ms O'Donnell aunt's house
11.15am - The couple go to Cossies R Us to buy swimmers before Baleinapuka buys cigarettes from Coles. They stop at Liquorland Woonona to buy a cartoon of Tooheys beer and a bottle of wine.
1pm - Couple return home to have lunch. They watch television before Baleinapuka has a nap.
8pm - They walk to Sandon Point Surf Club and stay for one drink.
9.10pm - Arrive at The Beaches Hotel, Thirroul by Uber but are unable to get into the ticketed event.
9.30pm - Left venue to return home to Woonona unit.
10.18pm - Ms O'Donnell's last communication with her brother.
10.38pm - Ms O'Donnell stabbed to death with two kitchen knives. Baleinapuka bandages hands, changes his clothes and shoes and drinks beers.
11.57pm - Baleinapuka takes Ms O'Donnell's bank card and leaves in car.
11.59pm - Detectives in unmarked car notice Baleinapuka's erratic driving and attempt to pull him over.
12.05am - Baleinapuka crashes car and is arrested. Police attend unit and find Ms O'Donnell's body.
5.20pm January 1 - Police interview Baleinapuka where he confesses to stabbing Ms O'Donnell and he is charged with her murder.
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