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Eighth person charged over murder of Brayden Dillon at Glenfield

A man will face court as part of an ongoing investigation into the murder of a teenage boy in Glenfield four years ago.

He becomes the eight person to be charged in relation to the murder of Brayden Dillon on April 14, 2017.

Investigators are likely to charge a ninth person soon.

Last Thursday, April 1, as part of a Raptor Squad operation targeting organised crime figures in correctional facilities, a number of inmates’ cells were searched.

Just after 12 noon that day, and as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Brayden Dillon, a 42-year-old man was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice (FSCAN) at a correctional facility in Goulburn.

He was charged with an act intended to pervert the course of justice and participate in criminal group.

The man will appear via video link at Goulburn Local Court on Wednesday, May 19.

During the Raptor Squad operation, which was carried out with the assistance of Corrective Services NSW, officers located contraband items including a prohibited drug, found in a cell at a correctional facility at Parklea, near Blacktown.

Police are speaking with a 26-year-old male inmate and charges are expected to be laid in relation to the murder of Brayden Dillon, who was 15 when he was found in bed with a gunshot wound to his head.

When he was shot, Brayden Dillon was in a home in Moresby Avenue, Glenfield.

Police and other emergency response personnel arrived at the scene of the shooting around 6.10am.

Brayden Dillon was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to The Children’s Hospital at Westmead in a critical condition, where he later died.

An investigation was launched by detectives from the State Crime Command’s Homicide Squad, assisted by the NSW Crime Commission and South West Metropolitan Region, under Strike Force Wongala.

Inquiries are continuing.

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