A 59-year-old man from Bogie in north Queensland is due to appear in court on Monday in a case that left three members of his family dead and another with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Merv and Maree Schwartz, as well as Maree’s adult son Graham Tighe, were shot dead on Thursday after police claimed they met neighbor pastoralists at the perimeter.
Marie’s other son, Ross Tai, the only surviving victim, fled in a Ute to seek help and was later able to give police an account of the incident. was in a state of
On Friday afternoon, Darryl Valroy Young, 59, was charged with three counts of murder and one count of attempted murder. He was scheduled to appear in Proserpine Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
Two members of Young’s family were previously detained for questioning and released, along with two wind farm contractors who worked in the area and who may have been witnesses.
The deceased family had been grazing for years, but last year moved to the area where the land boundary was disputed.
Young was found on the property about a 45-minute drive from a neighbor, and deputy police chief Tom Armitt said Young had lived in the area for many years.
“I understand there was a conversation the night before, which is why the parties met at the gate of the property,” Armitt said.
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