21 March 2023

Man faces Wagga Local Court over alleged murder of his mother

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Nadire Sensoy

Nadire Sensoy went missing from the Prospect home in Sydney west in December 2018. Photo: Supplied.

A 47-year-old Goulburn man faced Wagga Wagga Local Court over the alleged murder of his mother from Sydney’s west.

Nadire Sensoy, 71, disappeared from her Prospect home in December of 2018.

Officers attached to Blacktown Police Area Command established Strike Force Admiralty to investigate the disappearance after her family reported her missing.

As part of their inquiries, Strike Force Admiralty detectives made a public plea along with the NSW Government for help and announced a reward of $350,000 for information in 2020.

A coronial inquest into the woman’s death began on 13 March but was suspended soon after due to new information coming to light.

Selim Sensoy was charged with the alleged murder of his mother. Photo: NSW Police.

Following further inquiries, police arrested Selim Sensoy at Wagga Wagga Police Station today (21 March).

He was charged with murder (DV) and refused bail at Wagga Wagga Local Court.

Sensoy will appear at Blacktown Local Court on 23 May.

Investigations under Strike Force Admiralty are ongoing.

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