Man charged after allegedly murdering his parents in Capel

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A 47-year-old man has been charged after allegedly murdering his elderly parents in the South West town of Capel.

Robert George Dent was arrested at a home on Berkshire Street on Friday, September 24, after police discovered the bodies of Colin and Bernice Dent inside.

The accused was taken to Bunbury Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

He appeared via video link from Bunbury to the Perth Magistrates Court today.

The 47-year-old was refused bail and will reappear in court on September 29.

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