Bodies of mother and child found in NSW home

The bodies of a woman and child have been found inside a home on the NSW Central Coast in what is suspected to have been a tragic murder-suicide.

Emergency services were called to the property on Kilpa Road at Wyongah just before 2pm on Tuesday, after the body of a 47-year-old woman was found.

Upon arrival, officers also sadly discovered the body of a nine-year-old boy inside the home.


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A crime scene was established and investigations into the deaths have been ongoing ever since.

Police have however confirmed that they’re not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

The young boy is believed to have attended a local school, who posted a notice to parents on their Facebook page overnight.

“By now many of you would have heard that one of our students and parent has passed away,” the school’s principal wrote.

“I wanted to confirm that the school will be open tomorrow and that we are ensuring that significant additional support is available for any student who may need it tomorrow and over the coming days.”

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services can offer counselling and support:
Lifeline 13 11 14
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Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
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Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
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MensLine Australia 1300 789 978
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Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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