Family of seven found dead in rural Australia

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Despite the firearm-related deaths of seven people near Margaret River, Australia still remains an example to the world on the necessity of strict gun control, West Australian Premier Mark McGowan said. Then the police found the victims that are four children and three adults.

Aaron Cockman's former partner Katrina Miles, their 13-year-old daughter Taye and sons Rylan, 12, Arye, 10, and Kadyn, 8 were all found dead at a private property in Osmington on Friday (local time).

Relatives of the family at the centre of a suspected murder-suicide in Western Australia say they are "stunned" by what has happened.

The police were called to the home at approximately 5:15 a.m. local time Friday, they found the bodies of three adults and four children.

"He's understandably grieving", Dawson said.

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"I will confirm all seven deceased suffered gunshot wounds", he said.

In an ad posted on Gumtree, Peter Miles said he was "seeking work in the vineyard, farm or small farm areas". Dawson said a man had made the call from the family's property, but he did not give more details.

But a family friend confirmed to the ABC the dead are Katrina Miles, her four children, and her parents Peter and Cynda Miles.

Early yesterday morning, news spread like wildfire through the town of 9,000 that a serious crime had occurred. They all resided at the property, he said.

A female adult was found deceased inside the main house and four children and another adult were found dead inside a converted shed.

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Mr Dawson clarified only one body was found outside the property's buildings.

"It appears that gunshot wounds are there, but I don't want to go further than that as two firearms have been located", Dawson said.

When a gunman killed 35 people in Port Arthur, Tasmania which was the worst mass shooting in Australia since 1996 represented by the deaths.

Shire President Pam Townshend said this would offer an opportunity for people to get help or simply come together to grieve.

Her mother was well-known for community involvement in nearby Margaret River, a popular coastal surfing and tourist destination; her father was a farm maintenance worker.

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Cops are additionally investigating a cellphone name made to police at round 5am on the day of the taking pictures. "I have extensive handyman abilities and experience with a wide variety of farm equipment, can fix fences, and tidy up the property from storm damage", he said. "This devastating incident will no doubt have a lasting impact on the families concerned, the whole community, and in particular the communities in the southwest".

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