A suspect will appear soon in court in Melbourne, Victoria police say in a statement
Aiia Maasarwe, 21, studies at the La Trobe University in Melbourne, a city that ranks among the safest places to live in the world.
She was talking on the phone with her sister abroad when she suffered a "terrible attack," the police said. Her sister warned the police.
Detective Inspector Andrew Stamper said on Thursday that details of her injuries would not be revealed from respect for her family.
Police found a hat and shirt close to the crime scene, which they said were left by the suspect and were " the key to resolving this crime. " Police reported on Friday that she had arrested a suspect in Greensboro, another suburb of Melbourne, less than 1
Manar Masaru, Masaroy's cousin, told CNN that she was talking to her about coming to Melbourne in the days before her death.
The victim said her Australian life was "really unbelievable," and she planned to remain likely by the end of the summer. This is their last conversation, Masarva said.