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Australian police officer charged with murdering 2 missing men

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A police officer in Australia was charged with murder Friday in the deaths of his former boyfriend and his new partner, who have been missing for days and whose bodies have yet to be found.


The New South Wales Police Force said in a statement that a 28-year-old senior constable was arrested after he presented himself at a police station in the Sydney suburb of Bondi.


As is customary, the force did not name the officer, but he was identified by local media as Beau Lamarre. A first-appearance hearing was scheduled at the Waverley Local Court Friday for a Beaumont Lamarre-Condon, according to online records.


Lamarre-Condon is accused of killing Jesse Baird, 26, a former TV presenter whom he is said to have dated until recently, and his partner Luke Davies, 29, who according to his LinkedIn account was a flight attendant for the Australian airline Qantas.