Police arrest two after investigation into suspicious death at Bungendore

A man and woman have been arrested in Bungendore following a four-month long investigation into the death of a 56-year-old man.

On Saturday 23 February 2019, NSW Ambulance paramedics attended a residential address at Bungendore, where they treated an unconscious man who was purported to have taken a fall.

The 56-year-old man was taken to Canberra Hospital and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

Despite medical interventions, the man passed away two days later when he was taken off life support.

Inquiries into the death of the man were originally conducted by officers from ACT Policing before being transferred to the NSW Police Force and Coroner on 27 February 2019.

A post mortem examination revealed the deceased had suffered significant impact injuries to his head.

Strike Force Kokal, led by officers from Monaro Police District, was established to investigate the circumstances of the man’s death.

Earlier today (Thursday 27 June 2019) police attended a residential address in Bungendore and arrested a 21-year-old male and a 48-year-old female.

Both of the accused were known to the deceased man.

The 21-year-old man and 48-year-old woman have been conveyed to Queanbeyan Police Station where they are assisting police with inquiries.

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