Jacka man Graham Dillon, 37, appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court this morning in relation to the alleged murder of his 8-year-old son last night.
The accused, a wiry man with fair hair and extensive tattooing on his neck, appeared before Chief Magistrate Lorraine Walker shortly after 10.30am in relation to three charges of assault between January 1 and February 16 this year and one count of murder.
His solicitor made no application for bail and he will face court next on March 1.
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The man’s young son died in hospital last night after Police and ACT Ambulance Service officers transported him from the crime scene, a home in Jacka, Gungahlin (pictured this afternoon).
The police investigation is ongoing. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information that could assist the investigation and has not yet spoken to police is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333000, or via act.crimestoppers.com.au. Information can be provided anonymously.
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