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Two Teenagers Charged With Murder Following Doncaster Doctor’s Death

Two teenagers have been charged with murder following the death of a Melbourne doctor on Saturday.

Thirty-three-year-old Doncaster man Ash Gordan was found on Eildon Street, Doncaster about 5:30am following reports of an aggravated burglary at his Sargent Street home.

On Wednesday, police arrested a 16-year-old Doncaster boy and a 16-year-old Travancore boy and after being interviewed, were charged with murder, aggravated burglary, and theft.

The two teenagers will appear at a children’s court at a later date where it will be alleged Dr Gordan had been involved in a confrontation before being fatally injured.

Serious Crime Division Superintendent Janet Stevenson said the Homicide Squad had been working “tirelessly” to identify those involved responsible, while ongoing support will be provided to Dr Gordon’s family.

“We know that Ash’s family and loved ones are grieving,” she said.

“This arrest will not take away the tragedy of this dreadful situation, but we hope that it will alleviate some of their distress.

“Ash was a much-loved, valued member of our community, and we are all trying to make sense of what has occurred.

Superintendent Stevenson understood such events could cause fear in the community.

“We want our community to feel safe in their homes and to that end, Victoria Police will do continue to do everything in our power to make this a reality,” she said,

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