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‘We let them down’: NSW Police issues apology over Edwards children | Illawarra Mercury



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NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has apologised for letting down Sydney teenagers Jack and Jennifer Edwards, who were murdered by their estranged father. John Edwards, who had a history of domestic violence, shot dead 15-year-old Jack and 13-year-old Jennifer at their home on July 5, 2018, before killing himself. The children’s grieving mother Olga Edwards took her own life months later. NSW State Coroner Teresa O’Sullivan last week found there was a string of critical “errors and omissions” made by police, firearms registry staff and a family court lawyer that led to the deaths. “The evidence before this court plainly reveals the deaths of Jack and Jennifer were preventable,” she said, noting Ms Edwards and the…

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