Police have charged two 17-year-old boys with murder and other alleged crimes in relation to the death of a Canberra man whose body was found at Broulee.
One accused faced Batemans Bay Court on the afternoon of Thursday, February 13. His legal representative did not apply for bail and the registrar formally refused it shortly before 4pm.
His co-accused is due to face court on Friday, February 14. Both were charged with murder and taking/detaining in company with intent to get advantage and occasioning actual bodily harm.
A third teen was arrested on Thursday shortly before 3pm in relation to the death of Peter Keeley, 56 years, whose body was discovered on Sunday, February 2.
The arrests were made after police executed search warrants at homes in Broulee and Tomakin on Thursday morning.
"During the searches, officers seized mobile phones, laptops and other electronic equipment," police said.
Meanwhile, the family of Mr Keeley released a statement: "Our family is devastated and still coming to terms with the fact we have lost Peter. We are grateful for the overwhelming support from family and friends."