Lawyer charged over murder of Sydney teenager

A Sydney criminal lawyer has been charged over his alleged role in the murder of teenager Brayden Dillon.

The 15-year-old was shot dead in his bed at a home in Glenfield on Good Friday last year, in an alleged revenge attack.

The solicitor has now become the seventh person to be charged over the teen’s murder, with the 38-year-old taken into custody at Surry Hills Police Station just after 6am today.


It comes after detectives executed search warrants at his Monterey home, an office in Sydney’s CBD, and a storage unit at Bexley.

During the raids, investigators seized electronic stun devices, more than $30,000 cash, mobile phones, laptops, computers and documents.

The man has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder, knowingly participating in a criminal group, acting with intent to pervert the course of justice and unlawfully bring anything into place of detention.

Police allege he coordinated and facilitated of the provision of false affidavits on behalf of others and passed information relating to the murder between various people, while he also allegedly took a mobile phone into a correctional facility to be used by an inmate.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Central Local Court today.

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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