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Beau Lamarre-Condon seen at uncle’s house before handing himself into police over alleged murder of Jesse Baird and Luke Davies


A police officer accused of killing former Channel 10 presenter Jesse Baird and his boyfriend Luke Davies was seen arriving at his uncle’s house on the morning he turned himself into police.

Footage captured Beau Lamarre-Condon, 28, wearing a dark coloured hoodie and cap as he arrived at his relative’s home in Grays Point, in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire, on Friday morning.

Shortly after, the former cop and his uncle drove to Bondi Police Station, as seen in footage obtained by Seven News, where he was charged with two counts of murder.

The NSW Police Senior Constable will spend his second night in custody on Saturday while the loved ones of Mr Baird, 26, and Mr Davies, 29, anxiously wait for answers.

Their bodies are yet to be found. 

Footage captured Beau Lamarre-Condon, 28, wearing a dark coloured hoodie and cap as he arrived at his relative's home in Grays Point, in Sydney's Sutherland Shire, on Friday morning before handing himself into police

Footage captured Beau Lamarre-Condon, 28, wearing a dark coloured hoodie and cap as he arrived at his relative’s home in Grays Point, in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire, on Friday morning before handing himself into police

According to court documents, the two men were both allegedly killed by Lamarre-Condon at Mr Baird’s Paddington terrace house between 12.01am and 5.30pm on Monday. 

Detectives are relying on Lamarre-Condon’s cooperation, as well as CCTV, toll road payments and GPS mobile data, to piece together what happened in the days that followed.

Police are scouring an area from Newcastle, about two hours north of Sydney, to the Shire, in the city’s south in the hopes of finding the bodies of Mr Baird and Mr Davies.

Lamarre-Condon allegedly rented a white van and drove it to the Shire.

He then allegedly drove the van to Lambton, in Newcastle on Thursday before driving it back to the Shire on Friday morning where it was discovered in Grays Point.

Police divers are searching a waterway in Lambton and were assisted by homicide detectives on Friday and Saturday.

Lamarre-Condon previously dated Mr Baird before they broke up in recent months with Mr Baird then going public with his new boyfriend, Mr Davies, in early February. 

NSW Police Detective Superintendent Danny Doherty did not suggest an alleged motive to reporters on Friday but said the relationship was an ‘obvious line of inquiry’.

NSW Police Senior Constable Beaumont Lamarre-Condon, 28, worked as a youth engagement officer before being charged with two counts of murder

NSW Police Senior Constable Beaumont Lamarre-Condon, 28, worked as a youth engagement officer before being charged with two counts of murder 

Jesse Baird (left), 26, and Luke Davies (right), 29

Jesse Baird (left), 26, and Luke Davies (right), 29

Meanwhile, it’s been revealed that Lamarre-Condon worked at the NSW Police Force Youth Command as a ‘youth engagement officer’ with schoolchildren in Sydney‘s south. 

The role saw him travel around the suburbs of Rockdale, Kingsgrove and Bexley acting as a point of contact between schools, community groups and NSW Police.

He would run programs with kids to help keep them on the right path. 

A statement from police on Saturday said: ‘The priority for police is to find the bodies of Mr Davies and Mr Baird.

‘It’s important for the investigation, but more so for the families of both men.

‘We appreciate that people have many questions they want answered, and so do we. But as this has been a very fast-moving investigation, the detectives are still in the process of conducting the necessary inquiries in order to collect the information needed.’

Lamarre-Condon was charged after he handed himself into police at Bondi following a massive manhunt (Lamarre-Condon is pictured being led away for questioning by detectives)

Lamarre-Condon was charged after he handed himself into police at Bondi following a massive manhunt (Lamarre-Condon is pictured being led away for questioning by detectives)

Lamarre-Condon previously dated Mr Baird (pictured) before they broke up in recent months and Mr Baird went on to go public with his new boyfriend, Mr Davies, in early February

Lamarre-Condon previously dated Mr Baird (pictured) before they broke up in recent months and Mr Baird went on to go public with his new boyfriend, Mr Davies, in early February

Police alleged that Lamarre-Condon murdered his ex-partner and Mr Davies using a police issued Glock pistol before renting the white Toyota HiAce van to allegedly dispose of the couple’s bodies. 

It is alleged he then stored the pistol in a suburban police station, though detectives did not specify which one, before taking sick leave on Tuesday and failing to return to work on Wednesday. 

Family and friends of Mr Baird have told police they were deeply concerned about the behaviour of Lamarre-Condon in the lead-up to the Channel 10 presenter’s death. 

Superintendent Doherty said there had been no ‘warning flags’ or complaints raised with police since the pair split but that in the course of their inquiries it has since ‘been documented that there was some worrying behaviour that has been alleged by family and friends’.

‘But that was never reported to police,’ he said.

Tributes have since flowed for Mr Baird, who was also an AFL umpire, and Mr Davies, a Qantas flight attendant.

The Channel 10 presenter and his new partner (pictured) went public with their relationship weeks ago

The Channel 10 presenter and his new partner (pictured) went public with their relationship weeks ago 

A white Toyota HiAce police allege was used to transport the bodies of Mr Baird and Mr Davies was located at Grays Point near Cronulla. It is pictured being removed by police

A white Toyota HiAce police allege was used to transport the bodies of Mr Baird and Mr Davies was located at Grays Point near Cronulla. It is pictured being removed by police

Before joining the police force Lamarre-Condon ran online celebrity blogs and would track down Hollywood A-listers to get snaps with them. 

His mother and sister have also served in the NSW Police Force. 

Mr Baird and Mr Davies were allegedly killed just hours after they were last seen at a pre-Mardi Gras party night on Sunday at the Beresford Hotel in Surry Hills.

In the days since the alleged murders, multiple bouquets of flowers have been placed on and along the fence line outside of Mr Baird’s apartment. 

A man places flowers at the Paddington residence of Jesse Baird in Sydney on Saturday

A man places flowers at the Paddington residence of Jesse Baird in Sydney on Saturday

The couple's heartbroken friends and family have left numerous bouquets of flowers since the alleged murders

The couple’s heartbroken friends and family have left numerous bouquets of flowers since the alleged murders 

Before joining the police force Lamarre-Condon ran online celebrity blogs and would track down Hollywood A-listers to get snaps with them

Before joining the police force Lamarre-Condon ran online celebrity blogs and would track down Hollywood A-listers to get snaps with them

Constable Beau Lamarre-Condon (pictured) was charged with allegedly murdering flight attendant Luke Davies and former Channel 10 presenter Jesse Baird

Constable Beau Lamarre-Condon (pictured) was charged with allegedly murdering flight attendant Luke Davies and former Channel 10 presenter Jesse Baird

Police scour Mr Baird's Paddington residence for clues this week after his bloodied clothes and credit cards were found in a Cronulla skip bin

Police scour Mr Baird’s Paddington residence for clues this week after his bloodied clothes and credit cards were found in a Cronulla skip bin

Police were first alerted to the missing pair after their bloodied clothes and other possessions were found in a Cronulla skip bin by a worker on Wednesday.

They then attended Mr Baird’s Paddington house where they found pools of blood and a cartridge case from a pistol they have since allegedly matched to a police service weapon. 

Mr Baird and Mr Davies only made their relationship public a matter of weeks ago, posting pictures to social media visiting a Hunter Valley winery and attending a Pink concert. 

Ten reporter Lachlan Kennedy said Mr Baird was a popular figure in the newsroom.

‘His talent was undeniable and energy infectious,’ he wrote on X.

‘For years we chatted footy, utes and country music, so because I can’t find the words right now, I’ll let Cody sing it.’

Mr Baird had worked as a presenter at the network since January 2017, including stints on children’s show Totally Wild and as a reporter for Studio 10.

10 News First host and Studio 10 colleague Narelda Jacobs struggled to get the words out when reporting on the alleged fatal shooting during a breaking news segment on Friday.

10 News First Midday host Narelda Jacobs struggled through a news segment on the alleged murders on Friday

10 News First Midday host Narelda Jacobs struggled through a news segment on the alleged murders on Friday

The pair shared pictures of themselves attending a Hunter Valley winery and a Pink concert

The pair shared pictures of themselves attending a Hunter Valley winery and a Pink concert

‘They are both much loved men with a wide circle of loved ones, family and friends who adore them,’ she said.

‘Luke of course has an enormously supportive workforce at Qantas, he was a flight attendant, and the same for Jesse at the AFL and here at Channel 10. 

‘Our thoughts are with their loved ones, their colleagues, their friends and their families at this very traumatic time.’

Jacobs stumbled over her words during the report and her voice broke as she said an update would be provided later on Friday. 

She uploaded the clip of the news report to her Instagram, acknowledging it was delivered ‘through a trembling voice’.

‘Honouring these two beautiful men on the darkest of days. Forever in our hearts Jesse Baird and Luke Davies,’ she wrote. 

‘Our hearts are broken.’  

During his court appearance on Friday, Lamarre-Condon only looked up briefly to acknowledge the magistrate, and had no-one in court, either family or friends, to support him.

Lamarre-Condon did not apply for bail, via a legal-aid representative, and will appear again on April 23. 

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