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Man Arrested Over Alleged Triple Murder In Western Sydney

A 49-year-old man has been arrested following the alleged murders of three individuals, believed to be a husband, wife and their child, in Western Sydney.

The suspect, identified as Kwang Kyung Yoo, has been arrested following the tragedy yesterday afternoon.

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Forensic police and homicide detectives have investigated two separate crime scenes in Western Sydney.   

Details emerging from the investigation reveal that a mother and her child were discovered dead, allegedly strangled, at Lion’s Taekwondo Martial Arts Academy in North Parramatta around 1 pm yesterday. 

Meanwhile, the body of the woman’s husband, aged 39, was found with fatal stab wounds at a residence on Watkins Road in Baulkham Hills earlier in the day.

Authorities assert that the victims were subjected to a violent assault with what they describe as “murderous intent”.

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The exact motive behind the tragic event remains under investigation.

Mr Yoo, who runs the taekwondo studio, was later admitted to Westmead Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, raising suspicions among authorities. 

Superintendent Daniel Doherty confirmed today that Mr Yoo has been arrested and is likely to face three counts of murder. 

It has been disclosed that Yoo had a connection with the family, teaching martial arts to their child.

Superintendent Doherty said the family is believed to be of South Korean origin. 

Authorities believe that the tragic events unfolded between 5:30 and 6:30 pm on Monday, with the mother and son allegedly slain inside the martial arts centre. 

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