Brother, sister found dead in house after suspected murder-suicide

A 66-year-old man and his 71-year-old sister have been found dead inside a house in Melbourne’s north-west.

Their bodies were located in a house on Carrathool Street at Bulleen, around 13 kilometres north-west of the city’s CBD, just after midnight on Friday.

It is not clear how they died, though police have confirmed they are not searching for any suspects.

It’s understood police made the discovery after receiving a call from a concerned family member who had requested officers conduct a welfare check on the pair.

Investigators will prepare a report for the coroner.

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Carl Williams’ father dies in hospital after suffering heart attack

George Williams, father of notorious underworld figure Carl Williams, has died after suffering a heart attack at his home in Melbourne’s north.

According to reports, the 69-year-old had collapsed in his Broadmeadows home while setting up a television set.

He was rushed to hospital but could not be saved.

He was placed on life support and surrounded by family who overnight made the decision to switch off the machines keeping Williams alive.

Woman found dead, floating face down in blow hole at Snapper Point

UPDATE: Homicide detectives are appealing for information following the suspicious death of a woman who was found floating face down in a blow hole on the NSW central coast on Sunday morning.

The woman’s body was found floating inside a blow hole at Snapper Point in the Munmorah State Conservation area at around 10.30am.

Detectives from the State Crime Commands Homicide Squad have since confirmed they are treating the woman’s death as suspicious.

“Police are appealing for information from the public as they continue their investigations,” police said in a statement on Sunday afternoon.

“In particular, police would like to hear from anyone who has visited the National Park in recent days.”

The woman, who is yet to be identified, is described as being of Asian appearance, around 170cm tall and is believed to be aged between 20 and 35.

Anyone with any information, or anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area in recent says is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers.

EARLIER: Police are still trying to identify a woman whose body was found floating face down in a blow hole on the NSW Central Coast this morning.

The woman’s body was found face down in the blow hole at Snapper Point around 10.30am.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter retried the body.

Police are now working to identify the woman.

The blow hole has been sealed off and declared a crime scene while detectives work to identify the woman and establish how she died.

Man found stabbed to death, woman seriously injured in Hobart home

A man has been found dead and a woman injured, covered in blood, after a suspected stabbing at a home in Hobart this morning.

Emergency services were called to the French Street home in Sandy Bay at around 4am.

Upon entering the home, it’s alleged officers found the body of a man and an injured woman covered in blood.

Police said both the man and woman had “injuries consistent with knife wounds.”

The woman was taken Royal Hobart Hospital where she remains in a serious but stable condition.

The pair were reportedly known to each other.

Police say they are not looking for a suspect, with initial investigations indicating no one else was involved.

Three young mates killed, dogs injured in horror crash in rural NSW

UPDATE 7.30PM: Three young mates killed in a horror crash in Central West New South Wales on Saturday morning were on their way home from an overnight pig hunting trip when their 4WD ute left the road and collided with a tree.

The three men – aged 24, 21 and 17-years-old – died instantly when their ute veered off the Mitchell Highway north-west of Dubbo and wrapped around a tree just outside the town of Trangie just after 7.30am.

All three men are said to have been from the town of Orange.

Three hunting dogs travelling on the back of the ute remarkably survived the horror crash and were treated by local veterinarians.

Police say initial investigations indicate fatigue may have been a factor and that the driver may have fallen asleep behind the wheel given the absence of skid marks.

EARLIER: Three young men are dead and three dogs have been injured following a horror single-vehicle crash near Dubbo in Central West New South Wales.

Police say the three men, all mates, were travelling in a 4WD along the Mitchell Highway just outside of Trangie, 80 kilometres north-west Dubbo, when the vehicle left the road and struck a tree at around 7.40am on Saturday.

The three young men, who are yet to be formally identified, died at the scene.

Three dogs travelling on the back of the ute survived the crash and are being treated by local vets.

Police are urging anyone who may have witnessed the crash to come forward as investigations into the cause of the collision continue.