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The plaque commemorates Dean Shillingsworth (25 February 2005 – 11 October 2007).

The body of Dean Shillingsworth was discovered by children in a pond in Mandurama Reserve at Ambarvale, New South Wales, Australia on 17 October 2007. The body was inside a tartan suitcase and was badly decomposed.  Police subsequently arrested his mother Rachel Pfitzner who lived in nearby Rosemeadow.

She was charged with Dean's murder and allegedly admitted shaking the boy. She did not seek bail and was remanded in custody.  Dean`s mother was sentenced to at least 19 years’ jail for killing her son.


Address:Darnay Place, Mandurama Reserve, Ambarvale, 2560
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.096944
Long: 150.785
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:October-2008
Front Inscription

"Lake Angel"

Dean James Shillingsworth

25 - 2 - 2005  - 11 - 10 - 2007

Loving son of Paul

Cherished grandson of Ann and Edmund

Loved cousin and nephew

Sadly missed by all

In loving memory from the community of Macarthur

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au