Kieran Vakatini and Rose McGowan join the cause for Shandee Blackburn.
Kieran Vakatini and Rose McGowan join the cause for Shandee Blackburn. Contributed

Actress supports Justice for Shandee campaign

A HOLLYWOOD celebrity has thrown her weight behind the push to find Shandee Blackburn's murderer, posing in a photo wearing a Justice for Shandee wristband.

Former Charmed actress Rose McGowan was on the Gold Coast earlier this year for Supanova when she was approached by one of Shandee's friends, Kieran Vakatini, who was having a meet and greet with her.

The actress happily posed for the photo, which has been posted on the Justice for Shandee Facebook page.

The Blackburn family has expressed their appreciation to Mr Vakatini for organising the photo.

Shandee's mother, Vicki Blackburn, said they were overwhelmed by the support, first with the KISS concert and now with this photo.

Ms Blackburn said the green wristbands were being distributed across the country and they were now selling t-shirts, with all proceeds going to Donate Life, a cause dear to Shandee.

"I think that's going to be something that we'll continue for many years to come in Shandee's name," she said.

"If that's responsible for saving just one life then Shandee would be rapt."

The 23-year-old was stabbed to death on Boddington St as she walked home from work in the early hours of February 9. The hunt for her killer continues.

T-shirts can be purchased at Karma, Bridges and Sinful Coffee.



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