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Investigators alleged the taekwondo instructor was responsible for their murders, but said a motive has not yet been established.
Taekwondo instructor murders

A Sydney taekwondo instructor has been arrested over the alleged murders of a family of three.

The body of a woman and boy were found at a martial arts academy in Western Sydney on Tuesday, the same day a man’s body was found in the city’s north-west.

A 49-year-old man is under police guard at Westmead Hospital.

Timeline of alleged murders by taekwondo instructor

A 49-year-old was admitted to hospital with multiple wounds shortly before midnight on Monday.

The man, a taekwondo instructor, claimed he was attacked in a supermarket carpark.

On Tuesday morning, NSW police found the body of a 39-year-old man in Sydney‘s Hills District.

A short time later, a 41-year-old woman and a seven-year-old boy were found dead at a taekwondo centre in North Parramatta.

NSW Police today confirmed the bodies belonged to a family — a husband, wife, and their young son.

Investigators alleged the taekwondo instructor was responsible for their murders, but said a motive has not yet been established.

Police confirmed that the seven-year-old boy regularly attended the taekwondo school, and went for a class on Monday.

The man, who was already in hospital before being charged, remains under police guard. Investigations are continuing.

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