Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Cunupia couple died from stab wounds, autopsy reveals

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The couple whose bodies were found at their Cunupia home on Monday died from stab wounds, autopsies have revealed.

Retired police officer Kenneth Mackhan, 62, and his wife Lillawati, 65, were discovered dead in a bedroom at their Welcome Road, Cunupia home on Monday morning.

The man's body was wrapped in a bedsheet in a barrel, while the woman's body was found in a suitcase.

Police said the bodies were in an advanced state of decomposition and the bedroom appeared to be ransacked.

A 24-year-old Claxton Bay man was arrested on Monday in connection with the murders and is currently assisting police with their inquires.

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