A woman will face court today charged with accessory after the fact to the murder of a teenager from Sydney’s south-west last year, NSW Police say.
Police were called to a home on Moresby Avenue, Glenfield, about 6.10am on Friday 14 April 2017, and found 15-year-old Brayden Dillon in bed with a gunshot wound to his head.
He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition, where he later died.
An investigation was launched by detectives from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad and Campbelltown City Police Area Command under Strike Force Wongala.
Two people have previously been charged by investigators. They remain before the courts.
Following further investigations, Strike Force Wongala investigators arrested a 35-year-old woman at Riverstone Police Station just after 9.30am today (Monday 17 September 2018).
She was charged with accessory after the fact to murder, knowingly deal with proceeds of crime, do act with intent to pervert the course of justice, knowingly participate in criminal group assist crime, and drug supply.
Police will allege in court that the woman received and distributed monies to assist in the provision of a false affidavit on behalf of another person, and passed information relating to the murder between various people.
It is also alleged that the woman was involved in obtaining and preparing prohibited drugs for the introduction to a correctional facility for – and at the direction of – an inmate.
The Doonside woman has been refused bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court today.
Investigations are ongoing.
Police are urging anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Wongala detectives to call Crime Stoppers.