Emergency services were called to AWI International Education Group school on Queen St at lunchtime on May 22. A witness described finding a woman lying in a pool of blood in the hallway of the central Auckland building. She was later identified as Parmita Rani, an IT student from India. A 22-year-old man was hospitalised with serious injuries following the attack. The accused, who is from Manurewa, was charged with Rani’s murder and the 22-year-old’s attempted murder on Friday.