Murder admission

A MILLICENT man responsible for the murder of his partner and her mother pleaded guilty in the Adelaide Magistrates Court today.

Bo Krister Olsson, 53, appeared via video-link in court and pleaded guilty to the murders of 63-year-old Sherril Pountney and 84-year-old Patricia Phillips.

Their bodies were found just after 10am on May 15 after police attended an address in Millicent’s Plunkett Terrace.

The discovery was made after Olsson reported the deaths to the Berri Police Station, more than 400km from where the murders were committed.

According to police, the murders may have occurred as early as May 11.

Major crime detectives assisted local police