Gun found with three bodies at NT property
A gun was uncovered with the bodies of a guy, a girl and an infant at remote group close to Alice Springs, Northern Territory police say.
Investigators are dealing with the deaths of the 41-12 months-outdated man, 40-calendar year-outdated female and kid as a domestic violence incident.
Officers discovered the trio about 2.30pm on Sunday at a compact outstation, 25km north of the city.
“Police positioned a firearm at the scene and we are managing this as a domestic violence incident,” reported Acting Commander Mark Grieve on Monday.
“This was an horrific celebration, and our hearts go out to the family and local community associates affected by this tragedy.”
Group resilience and engagement command crew remain at the scene, along with Aboriginal liaison officers, who are supporting the community.
“We are also featuring help to initially responders and investigators associated,” Acting Commander Grieve said.
Earlier, he assured the public there was no ongoing threat to the local community.
“I would like to verify for every person there is certainly no basic safety problems for Alice Springs or the encompassing group as a end result of this incident,” he stated.
Detectives carry on to look into the incident and a report will be organized for the coroner.
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