Perth man Anthony Harvey pleads guilty to murder of wife, mother-in-law and three daughters

The family were found dead at their home last September

Writer / April 24 2019

A father has pleaded guilty to murdering his three children, wife and mother-in-law in Perth, Seven News reports.

Anthony Robert Harvey pleaded guilty to five counts of murder today at Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court.

The 25-year-old handed himself into police on the morning of September 9. The bodies of his wife Mara Harvey, daughter Charlotte, 3, two-year-old twins Beatrix and Alice, and mother-in-law Beverley Quinn were found in a Bedford house on the same day.

On Wednesday Mr Harvey admitted to killing his 41-year-old wife and children at their home on September 3. He told the court he killed Ms Quinn, 73 the next day, also at the house.


Harvey pleaded guilty to the murders when he appeared in Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court on Wednesday via video link from prison.

He will face a sentencing hearing in the West Australian Supreme Court on June 21.

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