Three charged over murder of man found in communal laundry

Three men have been charged, following investigations into the discovery of a man’s body in a unit block near Wollongong earlier this year.

About 11.50pm on Thursday 16 April 2015, officers were called to a unit block on Crana Place, Mangerton, where they located a body in the block’s common laundry.

A post mortem revealed the 56-year-old local man died as a result of his injuries to his body.


Wollongong Detectives established Strike Force Allawoona to investigate the matter.

About 9.30am yesterday Monday 23 November 2015, following investigations, a 42-year-old man was arrested on Dennison Street, Gosford.

He was taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with conspiracy to murder and accessory after the fact to murder.

He has been refused bail and is due to appear at Gosford Local Court today.

Two other men, 43 and 48, were arrested this morning at correctional facilities.

The 43-year-old man was taken to Newcastle Police Station. He was charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and detain for advantage. He was refused bail and is due to appear at Newcastle Local Court today.

The 48-year-old man was taken to Goulburn Police Station and was charged with murder. He was refused bail and is due to appear at Goulburn Local Court today.