• Kiwi woman was Gable Tostee's shoulder to cry on during murder trial 
  • Lizzi Evans was a close supporter, watching the trial with his parents 
  • Mr Tostee was acquitted of murder and manslaughter last week 
  • Verdict was delivered more than two years after Warriena Wright's death
  • She plunged from his balcony at the Avalon Apartments complex 
New Zealand woman Lizzi Evans was the Gold Coast carpet layer's shoulder to cry on during his two-week trial, the Daily Mail Australia revealed.
Ms Evans has since mounted a defence of her 'partner' online, writing to New Zealand journalist Rachel Smalley after she wrote a column about the Tostee trial.
She even described Ms Wright as a 'self confessed "psycho" drunk' who felt it OK to 'assault people without warning on their own home'. 
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New Zealand woman Lizzi Evans was one of Gable Tostee's closest supporters throughout the nine-day murder trial at the Brisbane Supreme Court
New Zealand woman Lizzi Evans was one of Gable Tostee's closest supporters throughout the nine-day murder trial at the Brisbane Supreme Court
Ms Evans has since mounted a defence of her 'partner' online - sending a woman who added Mr Tostee on Facebook recently a message confirming she was his partner
Ms Evans has since mounted a defence of her 'partner' online - sending a woman who added Mr Tostee on Facebook recently a message confirming she was his partner
Last week Tostee (left) was cleared of his Tinder date Warriena Wright's (right) murder and manslaughter
Last week Tostee (left) was cleared of his Tinder date Warriena Wright's (right) murder and manslaughter
'You continue to point the finger at an innocent man who acted in self-defence,' Ms Evans wrote, in a scathing Facebook post.
'Correct the jury found him not guilty and had you sat through the trial you would understand why but I certainly didn't see you there.
'What a judgmental and narrow minded report about a situation you clearly know nothing about.'
In another post, she described Mr Tostee as a 'very strong willed' and 'determined' man who has been smeared by the media and was studying architecture. 
Ms Evans was at the courthouse with Mr Tostee's family last week as a Supreme Court jury of six men and six women deliberated the 30-year-old's fate.
She was a constant presence by his side during the court proceedings and in the days since.
At the weekend, she even posted a late-night video to social media of 'Gable' reading news stories about himself.
Ms Evans posted this rant about New Zealand journalist Rachel Smalley
Ms Evans posted this rant about New Zealand journalist Rachel Smalley
Ms Evans, pictured, shot a Snapchat video of Gable at the weekend
Ms Evans, pictured, shot a Snapchat video of Gable at the weekend
Ms Evans sat with his family in the public gallery of the courthouse throughout the trial and has since posted videos of Gable reading news articles about himself on a quiet Saturday evening
Former Tinder user Gable Tostee has changed his name to Eric Thomas and is said to be keen for a 'fresh start' now legal proceedings have concluded
Ms Evans (left) sat with his family in the public gallery of the courthouse throughout the trial
Mobbed by media, Gable Tostee (centre) savours a moment to himself on Thursday after being found not guilty of Warriena Wright's murder and manslaughter
Mobbed by media, Gable Tostee (centre) savours a moment to himself on Thursday after being found not guilty of Warriena Wright's murder and manslaughter
Gable Tostee reads article about himself with female supporter
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During the four tense days the jury spent deliberating and asking questions last week, Ms Evans took pride of place in a private room for Mr Tostee's family.
She sat in the front row of the public gallery on several days, including as the jury unanimously acquitted him of all charges on Thursday afternoon. 
Mr Tostee's supporters gasped as the dual 'not guilty' verdicts were read to the Court and Ms Evans was the first to leave the room with the acquitted Mr Tostee.
Ms Evans has posted a happy moment with Gable to Snapchat since the trial's conclusion.
'All Gable ever does is just read about himself,' she says during one late night clip - as he flicks through news stories apparently concerning his trial.
A smug Mr Tostee turns and tells the camera: 'I'm not up myself or anything.'
Daily Mail Australia contacted Ms Evans for comment on Monday. 
Mr Tostee said he was 'not up myself' in a video posted commentated by Ms Evans at the weekend
Mr Tostee said he was 'not up myself' in a video (screengrab left) commentated by Ms Evans at the weekend. Tostee (right) has previously boasted about wooing scores of women 
Ms Evans also leapt to Mr Tostee's defence online, writing to New Zealand journalist Rachel Smalley 'had you sat through the trial you would understand why' he was found not guilty
Ms Evans also leapt to Mr Tostee's defence online, writing to New Zealand journalist Rachel Smalley 'had you sat through the trial you would understand why' he was found not guilty
The Queensland coroner will now investigate the death of Warriena Wright, pictured with Gable Tostee in a selfie picture in the hours prior to her fall
The Queensland coroner will now investigate the death of Warriena Wright, pictured with Gable Tostee in a selfie picture in the hours prior to her fall
GRAPHIC AUDIO: Gable Tostee and Warriena Wright argue
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It was revealed last week that Mr Tostee told friends he plans to 'start fresh' now the proceedings are over and he is a free man. 
There is little doubt his life was changed forever by Tinder date Warriena Wright's fatal fall from his 14th floor Surfers Paradise apartment on August 7, 2014.
His lawyer Nick Dore has told media Mr Tostee wanted to express his condolences to Ms Wright's family but did not because of his advice. 
'He is very sympathetic to Ms Wright's family,' Mr Dore said last week.   
Ms Evans sat with Gable Tostee's parents Gray (on left) and Helene (right) through the final days of his trial. Gable was acquitted of Warriena Wright's murder and manslaughter
Ms Evans sat with Gable Tostee's parents Gray (on left) and Helene (right) through the final days of his trial. Gable was acquitted of Warriena Wright's murder and manslaughter
Lawyer Nick Dore (foreground) has told media Mr Tostee did not express sympathy to Warriena Wright's family before the trial because Mr Dore did not want it to be misconstrued
Lawyer Nick Dore (foreground) has told media Mr Tostee did not express sympathy to Warriena Wright's family before the trial because Mr Dore did not want it to be misconstrued
CCTV captures the night of Tostee and Wright's tinder meet up
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'It was purely at my discretion that a expression of sympathy was not forthcoming.
'His life was under a microscope... 
'The last thing I wanted to do was contributed any further words that could see it being misconstrued.'
In a statement to a press pack on Thursday, Mr Dore said Mr Tostee was 'relieved' by the jury's not guilty verdict.  

IN GABLE'S OWN WORDS: TOSTEE'S EXPLANATION OF WARRIENA WRIGHT 'BALCONY TRAGEDY'

Gable Tostee wrote a lengthy 2300 word post to a bodybuilding forum about the 'balcony tragedy' in the months following Warriena Wright's death. 
In October 2014, Mr Tostee recounted the moment his Tinder date plunged from his balcony and attempted to explain why he recorded audio of their encounter. 
In the bodybuilding.com post, he said he 'regularly made audio recordings of my drunk nights on the town in case something happened.
'I kept them for myself but didn't need to listen to them 99 per cent of the time. 
'It's so easy to do using a smartphone and comes at such a small cost, and sometimes the recordings have been invaluable.' 
He said he did not expect what would happen after he removed Ms Wright to his balcony after she became 'aggressive'. 
'Never in my wildest imagination did I expect what happened next.'
He called his date's death 'the most tragic and distressing event I have ever experienced'.
'Knowing I was the last person to be with her, it has left me permanently scarred and not a day passes that I don't wish I could go back in time and prevent it.
He said he spent 'at least a week after it happened' he so overwhelmed he was unable to laugh 'or even crack a smile'.
The post remained live as of Sunday evening.