Bodies of boy, 15, and man, 58, discovered inside Yamba, NSW home in suspected murder-suicide

Bodies of teenage boy, 15, and man, 58, are discovered inside a home in suspected murder-suicide

  • Two bodies found with gunshot wounds
  • Police called to Yamba home on Thursday 

The bodies of a teenage boy and a man have been found inside a New South Wales home with gunshot wounds.

Both the boy, 15, and the man, 58, were found deceased with gunshot wounds in the property on Kookaburra Circuit, Yamba, northern NSW on Thursday afternoon.

Police from the Coffs Clarence Police District were called to the home at 1.10pm after reports bodies had been found inside.

A property on Kookaburra Circuit, Yamba, northern NSW is a crime scene after the bodies of a man and boy were found inside with gunshot wounds

Upon inspection, both bodies had gunshot wounds, police confirmed.

It is not believed that a third party was involved in the incident, which is suspected to be the result of a murder-suicide. 

The 58-year-old man was understood to be a licenced firearms holder.

Police have requested the man’s licensing history from the NSW Firearms Registry.

A crime scene was established, which will be forensically examined by specialist teams.

A full report will be prepared for the coroner.