Trent Errington and Rhiannon Bloodsworth will next face court in December charged with the murder of Jay Cerin, who was found dead in his Hebersham unit on August 30. Police papers submitted to the court accuse the pair of murdering the 26-year-old between 9pm on August 28 and 6pm on August 30. The couple was arrested the next morning by officers from the Police Transport Command at Central Railway Station. On Friday, Magistrate Roger Clisdell adjourned the case to December 18.
MT DRUITT A man has been gunned down at point blank range in Mt Druitt on Monday night. The man was shot twice in the stomach as he walked on Derwent St about 9.15pm last night. A NSW Police media spokeswoman said it appeared the 34-year-old had been attacked on the street and not on a property. “A male received a number of gunshot wounds. He was found on the street or in the gutter, it wasn’t in a house,” she said. Paramedics rushed the man to Westmead Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery. His condition was listed as serious. The street was shut down as detectives canvassed the neighbourhood for possible witnesses. They have urged anyone with information to contact them. The victim’s name has not been released.
WILLMOT A young man is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in the head near his home in Willmot. Christopher Parfitt, 19, was rushed to Westmead Hospital just before 10.30pm on Friday after a low-calibre bullet blasted through the right side of his face. Mr Parfitt, was conscious when emergency services arrived at the scene on Captain Cook Drive. Initial reports suggested Mr Parfitt may have been shot accidentally. Police later arrested a 19year-old Lethbridge Park man and charged him with reckless wounding.
ST MARYS A man will face Penrith Court tomorrow charged with stealing after he allegedly tried to take a bag from a stall at a St Marys shopping centre. About 8.30pm on Wednesday, a Kingswood man, 47, attended the shopping centre when most of the stores were closed. It is alleged he walked up to a display covered with a