A Fortnite gamer who was the poster boy for a global tech company has been arrested after allegedly live-streaming the moment he bashed his pregnant girlfriend.
Luke Munday, 26, was described as a 'hard-working family man' by tech giant Cisco after landing a top job at Telstra following success with their networking academy.
In an interview last year, the tech genius said he was determined to create financial security for his young family after his father walked out on him at the age of two.
'When my partner fell pregnant with our first child, a lot changes and your responsibilities go through the roof,' he said.
I had that philosophy I wouldn't let that happen to my own kids.'
But on Sunday night, police stormed an Oran Park home in Sydney's west and charged Munday with assaulting his pregnant de facto partner.
Two girls aged three and 20 months were inside the home at the time.
Police allege Munday, who goes by the name 'MrDeadMoth' on streaming site Twitch, inadvertently captured the alleged attack against his girlfriend.
Footage uploaded to Twitter begins with Munday playing the game Fortnite, an addictive multiplayer first-person shooter game.
'Go away... I'll be out soon, why can't you take that as an answer?' Munday can be seen shouting as his girlfriend begs for him to leave the computer.
The argument continues until Munday storms out of view of the camera and allegedly attacks his partner.
'Do they know you touched me and I'm pregnant,' she can be heard calling out in the video, which is being streamed to dozens of other gamers.
'I hope all of you people know that I'm pregnant and he just bashed me.''
Read more: How a global tech company used Fortnite gamer they called 'a hard-working family man' as their poster boy before he 'live-streamed the moment he bashed his pregnant girlfriend'
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