Sydney's Media Is Going Completely Nuts Over A Former Politician's Daughter Charged With Murder

The 26-year-old Harriet Wran and two others are charged with killing a Sydney drug-dealer.

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The daughter of former New South Wales Premier Neville Wran appeared briefly in a Sydney court today charged with the murder of 48-year-old Daniel McNulty.

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Harriet Wran and two other men are charged with the stabbing murder of the reported drug-dealer at a Redfern unit block on Sunday night.

The 26-year-old handed herself in at a local police station on Wednesday.

Represented by top defence barrister, Winston Terracini, she is expected to plead not guilty and won't apply for bail.

But her appearence at court this morning sparked an almost comical reaction from Sydney's media.

Media interest over Liverpool Court arrival of Harriet Wran, daughter of former premier Neville, on murder charge.

Robert Ovadia@RobertOvadia

Media interest over Liverpool Court arrival of Harriet Wran, daughter of former premier Neville, on murder charge.

9:40 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Photographers, cameramen and journalists armed with smartphones were all trying to get a snap of the woman.

BREAKING: Harriet Wran arrives at court, shielded by police and corrective services officers. #2UE RT @M_Taverniti

News Talk 2UE 954@NewsTalk2UE

BREAKING: Harriet Wran arrives at court, shielded by police and corrective services officers. #2UE RT @M_Taverniti

9:42 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some struggled trying to get a photo through the fence.

Harriet Wran arrives at Liverpool Local Court on murder charges - likely to apply for bail #newsroom

Triple M Sydney@TripleMSydney

Harriet Wran arrives at Liverpool Local Court on murder charges - likely to apply for bail #newsroom

9:45 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But others succeeded in penetrating the fence.

Dressed in a blue forensic jumpsuit Harriet Wran arrives at Liverpool Court on murder charge @9NewsSyd #9Newscomau

Laura Tunstall@LauraTunstall9

Dressed in a blue forensic jumpsuit Harriet Wran arrives at Liverpool Court on murder charge @9NewsSyd #9Newscomau

10:07 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Harriet Wran arrives in Liverpool court charged over stabbing murder of Daniel McNulty http://t.co/jKTTSwJ3aN

The Daily Telegraph@dailytelegraph

Harriet Wran arrives in Liverpool court charged over stabbing murder of Daniel McNulty http://t.co/jKTTSwJ3aN

10:15 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The 26-year-old is being described by a local tabloid as "one of the country's most privileged young women," due to the large inheritance from her late father and schooling at Sydney's exclusive private schools.

UPDATE: Details given to the court indicate Ms Wran had been struggling with an ice addiction in the months leading up to the incident.

Harriet Wran had been living rough for the last few weeks. Did not have a cent when arrested at Liverpool train station yesterday.

Nick Ralston@NickDRalston

Harriet Wran had been living rough for the last few weeks. Did not have a cent when arrested at Liverpool train station yesterday.

11:56 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It is understood Harriet Wran has been battling an ice addiction for some time. She did not know the man she is accused of murdering.

Nick Ralston@NickDRalston

It is understood Harriet Wran has been battling an ice addiction for some time. She did not know the man she is accused of murdering.

11:54 AM - 14 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite