Former NRL player Chad Robinson found dead in Sydney’s north-west

ELECTRICITY workers have found the body of former NRL player Chad Robinson in a car in Sydney’s north-west.

The 36-year-old father-of-three left his Crestview Avenue at Kellyville in his silver Subaru Outback around 7:30pm on Saturday, 26 November.

Police held grave concerns for Mr Robinson’s welfare due to a recent illness and launched a large-scale search for the former Parammatta Eels and Roosters forward and his car.


Electricity workers found Mr Robinson’s body inside his car near the intersection of Marieba and Porters roads at around 12.30 this afternoon.

In a statement to media, police said there appeared to be no apparent suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr Robinson’s death.

A post-mortem examination will be carried out to officially determine how he died.

Police will prepare a brief for the Coroner.