Family plans final goodbyes for Biddeston tragedy trio

Jackson, 7, and Kris-Deann Sharpley.
Jackson, 7, and Kris-Deann Sharpley.

FAMILY of the three people who died tragically in a suspected murder-suicide just west of Toowoomba are this week planning to say their final goodbyes.

Kris-Deann Sharpley, her son Jackson and her father Derek were found dead in a home at Biddeston on Monday night.

The family has requested all donations to assist in covering the costs of the funerals be made directly to funeral company Burstows.

The company can be contacted on 4636 9600 or via Burstows website.

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Autopsy findings have all but confirmed a police view that the tragic deaths of three Biddeston family members was a murder-suicide.

Darling Downs district officer Detective Inspector Dave Isherwood said the investigation was being conducted just as any other murder investigation would be.

"The variance here is the perpetrator is deceased himself."

"At this point in time, forensic evidence reveals that the conclusion that was first thought by the media and police appears to be correct."

For help or information call Lifeline on 131 114 or visit beyondblue.org.au.


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