He also called Miles "an awesome man, before this all blew up".
Police said they have no information that would raise concerns about wider public safety, suggesting a shooter is not at large.
The WA premier was on Sunday questioned about "nasty comments" since made overseas, including from the USA, that question whether Australia still remains an example of "excellent" gun control after the mass shooting.
Katrina Miles with her children.
"We know where the call was made from".
Authorities in Western Australia responded early Friday morning to a home in Osmington, a rural town nestled in the country's southwest corner.
"It's not some random guy off the street who's taken them away from me - he gave them to me and now he's taken them away", the father said according to 7 News.
"We are devastated by this shocking event".
"We try and get back to business as normal, the community will certainly be endeavouring to do that, and I guess as time goes on you talk a little less about it.
We thank the community for their support and ask that our privacy is respected as we grieve", the family said in a statement.
"I wish to strongly emphasise that police do not believe any other person is involved in these crimes".
Investigators have not revealed the motive behind the shootings, with Cockman only saying he previously enjoyed a close relationship with Katrina's parents.
It is about 12 miles northeast of Margaret River, a popular tourist destination known for its wineries, surfing and natural beauty.
However the 61-year-old was looking for "vineyard and farm work" in the region as recently as Wednesday.
One of the deceased was found outside the house.
He purchased the 30-acre farm in late 2014 alongside along with his spouse Cynda.
The children were on the Autism spectrum, said a friend of the family, who is in the same home-schooling network. "He was going to meet with me at 10 o'clock [on Saturday]".
Investigations into the tragedy continue. Also, police do not conduct searches of the suspects, because there is a suspicion that the killer was one of those killed was a suicide.
"This is a much-loved family, a big part of the Margaret River community", Mettam told reporters. "There was just a lot of love in that family". They will bounce back, it's a strong community, but at times like this it's important it comes together, and it's not a sign of weakness if you're suffering mental health problems to seek help. "It wasn't the grandfather".
"The loss of any life is tragic but four children and three adults, this is a significant tragedy", he said, adding that police and other specialists would be at the scene for several days at least.
Augusta Margaret River shire president Pam Townshend said community members were rallying around each other and counselling services were being offered at the town's Community Resource Centre.
He said, thunderstorms are occurring due to the circulation of a western disturbance in North West India and strong easterlies. Uttar Pradesh was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, a lot of them in Agra district in western part.
According to the filing, the Flipkart board will initially have eight directors, five of which would be appointed by Walmart. Reuters formerly noted that Google-parent Alphabet was in talks to spend £ 3 billion to get a roughly 15% stake in Flipkart.
Analysts say China plans to enhance its maritime strength with at least 4 aircraft carriers, including a nuclear-powered model. Its design was based on China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, which was bought from Ukraine and refurbished.
Outside the top five, and landing in the top ten for the 13th consecutive week, is Disney and Marvel's Black Panther . The film narrowly managed to beat out Breaking In , which performed just below expectations with $16.5 million.
The deal focused on limiting and monitoring Iran's production of nuclear fuel, a key ingredient for producing such weapons. Merkel, as with French and British leaders, have made clear they aim to save the deal without U.S. involvement.
I apologize for any shortcomings and mistakes, and I thank you, the people, for the opportunity to lead our great nation. Mr Najib responded swiftly by saying he respected the department's ruling and would stay with his family in the country.
Analysts estimate that the re-imposition of sanctions could reduce Iran's exports by between 200,000 and 600,000 barrels per day. Aircraft manufacturers stand to be big losers, with the pain shared between Chicago-based Boeing and Europe's Airbus.
Klopp and his players will head off to the sunshine next week for some warm-weather training and team bonding ahead of the final. The Blues completed a £40million deal for Bakayoko last July after being impressed by the Frenchman's form at Monaco.
People respect somewhere that I tried to play football in the right way and I tried to give pleasure to people. You need to train me that as a result of in 22 years principally I've by no means been until with a driver.
Liverpool , meanwhile, have still not secured a place in the Champions League next season - despite reaching this year's final. Swansea paid tribute to long-serving custodians Angel Rangel and Leon Britton before kickoff.
However, if the area ends up ahead of the front, Theodore said temperatures could be around 80 degrees. For Mother's Day on Sunday , expect mostly cloudy skies with the chance for some showers or sprinkles.
F-33 Stealth fighter jets fired warning flares after Russian Su-25 jets entered an agreed deconfliction area in Syrian airspace. F-22 fighters, stationed in Alaska, visibly inhibited and recognized the Russian bombers until they left the recognition zone.
That, however, includes the assets of his wife, Nancy Shevell , who is the heiress to a huge trucking business. And pop rocker Robbie Williams also enjoyed a £ 15m bump up the list bringing his total worth to £165m.
Sharif also said that Pakistan's version of its commitment to fight terror was not being accepted by other countries. The ousted PM was questioned why Pakistan has not yet completed the trial in the 26/11 case.
Reports that two Britons have been kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being investigated by the Foreign Office. The park reportedly witnessed multiple kidnappings over the past two months, attributed to Mai-Mai militia.
The net loss of Iranian supply will not be half of the total , therefore, but more like the range of 300,000-500,000 bpd. Gold prices slid as safe-haven buying failed to kick in after the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord.
The threat of violent explosions prompted authorities to close the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Friday until further notice. Ross Birch, the executive director of the Island of Hawaii Visitors Bureau, said he knows that officials "walk the fine line".
Syrian media earlier said the hostilities began with Israeli fire at Syrian positions in southern Syria from across the border. Gadi Eisenkot, visited the Golan Heights to meet with military and civilian leaders on the IDF's assessment of the situation.
Lyu said: "It is a good performance, but I haven't reached my best, I hope that I can have a good condition in the Asian Games". Defending world indoor champion Anita Marton failed to compete to her best level and only settled for the sixth place at 18.16.
Babar Azam's stay barely lasted and Sarfraz Ahmed, the Pakistan skipper, couldn't make the most of the greenhorn opposition. Their partnership extended to 109, and Pakistan's to 268 for 6, before umpires had to call off play due to bad light.
Mary Fallin said yes Friday to Ten Commandments monuments and religion-based adoptions but no to looser gun laws. The bill would not have applied to people convicted of assault, domestic abuse, stalking and other such crimes.
Shields is eligible to play for England through his parents despite not yet playing any professional rugby in that country. The New Zealand-born backrow, who now plays for Super Rugby side, Hurricanes, is scheduled for join Wasps next season.
How can I forget? The variety to choose from is numerous and you can always pick the best combination you want to go for. Always wanting to make sure everyone was well-fed (and) took care of every kid in the neighborhood if they came by.
Sexton admitted that Leinster were totally thrown off their game plan by Racing 92 and had to come up with another way to win. Leinster coach Cullen said he was "absolutely delighted" while acknowledging that it had been a "very hard day".