- Beau Lamarre-Condon allegedly shot a couple to death three times
- He allegedly stole bullets from the shooting range to replace them
- Gun returned to Miranda police station, detectives allege
Beau Lamarre-Condon allegedly fired three bullets from his police-issued Glock pistol to kill Jesse Baird and Luke Davies, it will be alleged in court.
Prosecutors will allege in court that Baird, 26, and Davies, 28, were killed by three separate shots at Baird’s home in Paddington, Sydney.
On Thursday morning it was revealed that NSW Police will allege in court that Lamarre-Condon then used bullets stolen from a shooting range to reload the firearm.
Prosecutors will allege in court that Jesse Baird, 26 (left) and Luke Davies, 28 (right), were killed by three separate shots at Baird’s home in Paddington, in Sydney’s east.
Constable Lamarre-Condon allegedly checked the gun at Balmain police station.
Details of the alleged police case against Lamarre-Condon were first reported by Radio 2GB’s Ben Fordham.
He said police would further allege that Officer Lamarre-Condon used bullets stolen from a shooting range a fortnight before the murder to reload his weapon and not arouse the suspicion of his police superiors when the weapon was returned to him.
Police alleged that the gun was stolen from Miranda police station on Friday night and kept at Balmain police station on Monday night after the alleged murders.
He was then allegedly returned to the Miranda police station on Tuesday, with a full magazine, as if no shots had been fired.
Police Commissioner Karen Webb (pictured) is under fire over gun handling protocols that would allow a police-issued gun to disappear for days.
Police Commissioner Karen Webb is under fire over gun handling protocols that would allow a police-issued gun to disappear for days.
Speaking to the ABC at 7.30 on Wednesday night, Ms Webb explained that officers could store a gun overnight at a police station or inside an approved safe at home; However, they need to obtain permission from their superiors.
He would not comment on Agent Lamarre-Condon’s weapons storage claims and said it would be part of the investigation.
Lamarre-Condon has been charged with two counts of murder and will appear in court at a later date.
More to come.