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Slain Queensland police officers named

The names of the two police officers killed at a property in the state’s Western Downs have been released.

They were Constable Rachel McCrow aged 26, and Constable Matthew Arnold aged 29.

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Matthew Arnold and Rachel McCrow. Photo supplied.

The two were attending a property at Wieambilla as part of a search for missing school principal Nathaniel Train, when the were ambushed and slain by two men and a woman. Train, from NSW, was last seen by his family a year ago. NSW police requested the two Queensland constables attend the property. It is not known if Train was at the property during the incident

The attackers also shot and killed a member of the public. A six-hour stand-off ensued before the three were shot dead by members of the Queensland police tactical response team.

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