Tragedy in South Australia as man returns home to find woman, child dead

A WOMAN and her seven-year-old son have been found dead at a house on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula.

Police were called to the Barton Road home at Tiddy Widdy Beach just after 8am on Monday morning.

It’s understood the woman’s partner raised the alarm after making the horrific discovery upon returning home.


The 42-year-old woman and her seven-year-old son were found deceased by police inside the home.

It’s understood investigators are treating the incident as a murder-suicide.

Police have confirmed they are not looking for any suspects.