A grieving father says his son’s body was left behind at his home after he was shot and killed.
Key points:Dad John Bohr, 47, left his home to mourn the death of his son, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound last weekThe family says they are “deeply shocked” by the loss of their son, John Bohrer, 47Key points Police said Mr Bohrer was shot in the head and left for dead at his family home in Gosford, north of SydneyPolice said they believed Mr Bohr was shot “with a calibre of firearm”The father’s sister said he had been suffering from depression for the last four years and had lost a lot of weightMr Bohrer’s father John Bohrar, 47 was last seen on Wednesday morning at the family home near Gosford.
“My father had been in a state of shock for the past four years,” Mr Bohrar’s sister, Lisa Bohrer said.
“We were in a lot more pain then we were before, so he didn’t feel at all sad and he just was a complete wreck.”
“He was a really hard-working man, he was a good person, a good father, he would do anything for anyone.”
His heart was broken, he didn’ really have any friends in the community.””
I think that was a bit of a shock for him.””
It just wasn’t a normal family, they just had a normal, normal life.
“The family said they were “deepened” by his death.”
They were not expecting him to be killed and I think it’s quite shocking for them,” Ms Bohrer told ABC TV.”
He had a family, he had a good job, a nice car, he always looked after the children.
“Police have not confirmed whether the shooting was self-defence or not.
Mr Bohr is the father of two sons, aged 11 and 12, and a daughter.
Police said Mr and Ms Bohrs had been together for five years and Mr Bohrers was a “highly respected” man in the local community.”
John was an absolute crash in the family and he was not a good family man,” Detective Sergeant Mark Cocker said.
Topics:law-crime-and-justice,police,death,southern-sydney-3000,nsw,shelbourne-3058,nestledes-3052First posted March 04, 2019 07:16:14Contact Melissa LarkhamMore stories from New South Wales