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A report will be prepared for the information of the NSW Coroner following the death of a man and a child in Lismore overnight.

Officers attached to Richmond Police District attended a unit in College Street, East Lismore, about 9.45pm on yesterday, due to concerns for the welfare of a man and his son.

Police forced entry into the unit and found the bodies of a 38-year-old man and a two-year-old boy.

A crime scene has been established overnight and inquiries into the deaths are now underway under Strike Force McGuren.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.


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