Original title: Kenja leader found dead at Bundeena
Police went to the house in Crammond Avenue, Bundeena around 11am and found a man dead from a gunshot wound.
Police media would only say said it was not treating the death as suspicious and police were preparing a brief for the coroner.
The World War II veteran and co-founder of Kenja Communications, which has offices in Surry Hills, Parramatta, Canberra and Melbourne, had faced court a number of times on a range of child sexual assault charges dating back to 1993.
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Dyers’ matters were last dealt with in Downing Centre District Court on May 3, 2007.
He was deemed unfit for trial at the time and a mental health assessment was ordered.
His file is marked ”date-to-be-fixed for trial”.
Dyers maintained his innocence throughout, accusing disaffected Kenja members of falsifying allegations.
According to its website, Kenja Communications is a non-religious group which helps people to gain `increased spiritual understanding in a physical world’.
Its trademark is the Dyers-pioneered `energy conversion’ meditation technique.
Bundeena resident Neil De Nett said Mr Dyers seemed like a friendly and fit old man.
“The news stories around him in the last couple of years weren’t really a subject of gossip for people,” Mr De Nett said. “I had read some things in the paper that were a worry, but as a person I found him quite nice.”
In a March 2007 Kenja newsletter interview, Dyers explained his concept of double happiness.
“It’s very hard to sit down and make yourself happy.
“I found that out a long time ago.
“People can only stand a certain amount of happiness before they flow it back to you.
“I call it double happy: I make you happy, and then you flow it back to me.”
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