Two men found dead inside Sydney unit were electrocuted in “terrible accident”

UPDATE: TWO men found dead inside a unit in Sydney’s east overnight are believed to have accidentally been electrocuted.

It’s understood the bodies of the men, said to be aged in their 50s and 70s, were found inside the flat on Cowper Street, Randwick, shortly after 9 o’clock on Saturday night after neighbours noticed water flowing from their unit.

Police have ruled out foul play, with early reports suggest the men were electrocuted in a “terrible accident”.


EARLIER: POLICE are investigating the death of two men whose bodies were found inside a unit at Randwick overnight.

The two men, one believed to be aged in his 50s and the other in his 70s, were found dead inside the Cowper Street residence at around 9.15pm.

A crime scene was established and post mortems will be conducted to determine the cause of the deaths which police say are not being treated as suspicious.

A report will be prepared for the information of the Coroner.