A group of three people including one of the men involved in a helicopter rescue that killed three people in southern NSW has been charged with manslaughter and one count of attempting to kill.
Key points:The men were charged with attempted murder on Monday, as the NSW coronial inquest into the deaths of two brothers, a 14-year-old boy and a 21-year old woman continuesInspector-General of Police, Superintendent David Kelly said the charges were “unusual” and a matter for the NSW Coroner to consider.
“The investigation has commenced in relation to the death of three persons at Mt Eden, including the deceased,” Superintendent Kelly said.
“It is alleged that a group of persons including three persons were in possession of a shotgun, the deceased in possession.”
I would ask anyone who has any information on this to contact the Crime Stoppers line on 1800 333 000.
“The men have been charged in relation, charged with:Attempting to commit an indictable offence, attempting to commit a murder, attempting an indictability offence, murder and attempted murder.
They have been remanded in custody until their next court appearance.
The two brothers who died were identified as 18-yearold William Dolan and 17-year, Matthew Dolan.
Both were shot at about 3.30pm on Sunday at a property in the Mt Eden area of south-west NSW.
They were both taken to hospital where their condition was described as critical.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward and provide information in connection with the investigation.
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