Chris Dawson is tonight back in Sydney, and behind bars, now formally charged with the murder of his wife Lynette.
Chris Dawson has been formally charged with the 1982 murder of his former wife Lynette Dawson.
Chris Dawson is inside the Sydney Police Centre after being extradited from Queensland, to face historic murder charges relating to the death of his wife Lynette. It’s understood he will apply for bail.
New South Wales homicide police were there for Dawson’s arrest at a suburban home in Biggera Waters.
Chris Dawson applied for bail, but it was formally refused. He could face Paramatta Court as early as tomorrow.
— Isabelle Mullen (@ijmullen) December 5, 2018
GREG AND MERILYN SIMMS
Lynette Dawson’s brother, Lake Macquarie man Greg Simms has shared he and his wife were over come with emotion at hearing the news of Chris Dawson’s arrest.
Chris Dawson has been arrested in his home state of Queensland – it’s expected he will be charged over the suspected murder of his wife Lyn 37 years ago in Sydney.
“Today is an important step forward in getting justice for Lynnet,” NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller.
More to come throughout the day.