Hannah Clarke Wiki – Hannah Clarke Biography
Hannah Clarke and her children, Aaliyah, 6, Laianah, 4, and Trey, 3, all died in the horrific attack by her estranged husband as she took the kids to school in Brisbane, Australia
A mum who was burned alive in her car along with her three young children stunned police with her act of bravery in her final moments.
She was 31 years old.
Hannah Clarke And Her Children Killed
The horrific murder took place in a suburban Brisbane street, in Australia on February 19, when Hannah Clarke was taking her children to school.
Her estranged husband suddenly jumped into the passenger seat of her car and doused the family in petrol.
Her husband set them all alight before telling people nearby not to help.
The children died in the car while Hannah, 31, jumped from the driver’s seat screaming ‘he’s poured petrol on me’. She later died in hospital.
The children, Aaliyah, 6, Laianah, 4, and Trey, 3, died in the car while Hannah jumped from the driver’s seat screaming: “He’s poured petrol on me.”
The hero mum later died in hospital, but not before giving police detailed statements about the tragic incident and the years of psychological abuse.
‘She pushed herself to repeat it; the police were in awe. It was truly to make him pay – she was going to fight for her babies to the end.’
Hannah Honoured in The Marie Claire Women of The Year
Hannah Clarke has been honoured as one of Australia’s Women of the Year after she was burned to death alongside her three young children by her cowardly estranged husband.
The mother has been posthumously honoured in the inaugural Marie Claire Women of the Year list for her incredible bravery and resilience to ensure her story was told during the final hours of her life.
‘Though she had burns to 97 per cent of her body, Hannah still managed to give police a clear and articulate statement,’ Hannah’s mother Sue Clarke said.
Her husband name was Rowan Baxter. He doused the mother and their children Aaliyah, six, Laianah, four, and Trey, three, in petrol and set their car alight in Camp Hill in Brisbane’s south in February in a crime that left the country in shock and mourning.
He then took his own life, the Daily Star Online reports.