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Third teen charged over 谋杀 of 堪培拉 auctioneer
The 17-year-old teen was arrested in the nearby village of Tomakin, outside of Batemans Bay.
He was taken to Batemans Bay Police Station where he was charged with 谋杀 among other offences.
Homicide detectives earlier charged two 17-year-old boys, who were arrested at about 7am today, with the 谋杀 of Peter Keeley.
Detectives believe was using the dating app Grindr in his final days.
9新闻 understands Mr Keeley was found with his legs and wrists tied with duct tape and not far from the Honda Jazz he had been using.
An autopsy came back with inconclusive results but Mr Keeley had suffered injuries to his head and face.
Police said their parents were present when the boys were arrested and the use of dating apps would form part of the case.
"One of the lines of inquiry was the method of communication," Detective Superintendent Danny Doherty said.
Mr Keeley had been a successful auctioneer and a much-loved father-of-three who had recently fallen on hard times.
His family said they are "devastated", and "still coming to terms with the fact we have lost Peter".
"We are grateful for the overwhelming support from family and friends.
"Thank you to the 新南威尔士州 Police Force and 法案 Police detectives who have supported our family during this terrible time.
"As we continue to process this news, our family has requested privacy at this time to allow us to support Peter's children."
The teenagers, one of whom is still at school, have been taken to Batemans Bay Police Station, where they are being questioned.