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Man arrested over double homicide - Oberon

Friday, 13 August 2021 10:18:40 AM

A man has been arrested as part of investigations into the death of a man and woman at Oberon.

About 7.15am today (Friday 13 August 2021), emergency services were called to a home on On-Avon Avenue, following concerns for the welfare of the occupants.

Officers from Chifley Police District attended and found the bodies of a man and a woman. They are yet to be formally identified.

A crime scene was established and an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths commenced.

Following inquiries, officers from Nepean Police Area Command and Nepean Highway Patrol arrested a 46-year-old man on Jack William Drive, Penrith, about 8.50am.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics for what is believed to be minor injuries before being taken to Nepean Hospital where he remains under police guard.

The parties are known to each other.

No further information is available at this stage.

Anyone with information that may assist strike force investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.