Fourth man charged with murder of Eden Waugh

Facing court

A 23-year-old New South Wales man has been extradited to the ACT to face the ACT Magistrates Court today (Saturday, 16 March 2019) charged with the murder of 37-year-old Eden Waugh in 2016.

About 7.45pm, Thursday 3 November 2016, police were notified of a disturbance and an injured man at Windeyer Street, Watson. On arrival, police located a man who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.

The 23-year-old man will also be charged with two counts of aggravated burglary at Mr Waugh’s house in September and November, 2016.

The NSW man is the fourth person* to be charged for the murder of Mr Waugh. No further arrests are expected.

ACT Policing is urging anyone who may have any information in relation to the murder of Mr Waugh to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers ACT website. Please quote reference 6030804. Information can be provided anonymously.

*Note: While three people previously been charged with Mr Waugh’s murder, one man has since had his charge downgraded to being an accessory after the fact and another man has had his charge downgraded to attempt to dispose of evidence.

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