Deaths of mom and two sons present in Canberra pond being handled as a murder-suicide, police say | Canberra

The deaths of a mom and her two younger kids is being handled as a murder-suicide after their three our bodies had been present in a pond in Canberra’s north, police say.

ACT police recovered the our bodies of the mom and her two boys from Yerrabi Pond at Gungahlin final weekend.

“The case, at this early stage, is being handled as a murder-suicide with solely the three deceased concerned,” ACT police stated in a press release on Friday.

“As a result of the investigation is complicated and has not been accomplished, the circumstances surrounding the deaths haven’t been the topic of an in depth report back to the coroner.”

Police discovered the mother and one of her sons on Saturday after a bystander noticed their our bodies within the water. Officers later recovered a car from a close-by automobile park and the physique of one other boy, aged eight, was found on Sunday.

The investigation stays ongoing with a report being ready for the coroner.

The findings referring to the reason for the deaths can be launched as soon as a coronial investigation has been accomplished, police stated.

Yerrabi Pond is a well-liked spot in Canberra’s north and has a playground, strolling and biking paths, and a skate park.