#Perth; Ellenbrook murder inquiry: Police called to house multiple times in weeks before alleged 3 killings

The WA Police Commissioner has confirmed officers were called several times to an Ellenbrook home in the weeks leading up to the death of a mother and her two children, allegedly at the hands of her 19-year-old son.

Teancum Vernon Petersen-Crofts appeared in court yesterday charged with three counts of murder after his mother, Michelle Petersen, and her eight-year-old son, Rua, were found dead and her daughter Bella was discovered critically injured at the house in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The 15-year-old girl was taken to hospital but died on the way.

If you need to talk to someone, call: Lifeline on 13 11 14 Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978 Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467 Beyond Blue on 1300 22 46 36 Headspace on 1800 650 890 QLife on 1800 184 527Commissioner Chris Dawson said police had attended the house on Brixton Crescent, about 30 kilometres north-east of the Perth city centre, just days before the incident.

Source: Ellenbrook murder inquiry: Police called to house multiple times in weeks before alleged killings – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)