CORONER'S INQUESTS

By Martin Stevenson
Updated November 5 2012 - 3:34pm, first published February 12 2004 - 2:00pm
SCENE OF THE CRIME: Police investigate the shooting at the Longford home in 2001.
SCENE OF THE CRIME: Police investigate the shooting at the Longford home in 2001.

Handing down his inquest findings on the April 7, 2001, murder-suicide of Longford couple Sonja Anne Mercer, 32, and Darren William Batchelor, 34, Mr Wilson said that police should have detained Mr Batchelor while he was at the station on that night seeking his partner's whereabouts.

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