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AustraliaTeacher's Pet's Chris Dawson arrested on Gold Coast, murder charge expected

02:45  05 december  2018
02:45  05 december  2018 Source:   abc.net.au

'We will not give up': Police promise to keep searching for Lynette Dawson's body

'We will not give up': Police promise to keep searching for Lynette Dawson's body NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller declared authorities will keep searching for the body, after Chris Dawson's sensational arrest on Wednesday.

Chris Dawson has been arrested in connection with the death of Lyn Dawson , pictured, the subject of The Teacher ’ s Pet podcast. Once he returns to NSW he will be formally interviewed by police, and is expected to be charged with her murder . Lyn Dawson was 33 years old when she vanished from

Dawson was the main subject of investigative podcast series, The Teacher ' s Pet , by journalist Hedley Thomas, which investigated these allegations and brought him into renewed public and media focus in 2018.[14] ^ " Teacher ' s Pet ' s Chris Dawson arrested on Gold Coast , murder charge expected ".

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Chris Dawson, the former husband of missing Sydney woman Lynette Dawson, has been arrested on Queensland's Gold Coast this morning.

The ABC understands the former Newtown Jets rugby league player, who is at the centre of the popular Teacher's Pet podcast, will be extradited to New South Wales as soon as possible.

Mr Dawson, 70, was arrested at Biggera Waters by detectives from Queensland Police Service's Homicide Squad.

Lynette Dawson's family 'ecstatic' after cold case arrest

Lynette Dawson's family 'ecstatic' after cold case arrest The brother of missing Sydney mother-of-two, Lynette Dawson, said he was "ecstatic" on hearing the news that Chris Dawson was arrested this morning. Chris Dawson was taken into Queensland over the death of wife Lynette and is expected to be extradited to NSW over the coming days. Greg Simms said he was on the veranda of his Lake Macquarie home when NSW police informed them of today's explosive development. Mr Simms said he grabbed his wife and they both cried. © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Chris and Lynette Dawson on their wedding day.

The Teacher ' s Pet is a podcast hosted since May 2018 by Australian journalist Hedley Thomas. The podcast is an investigation into the disappearance of Lynette Dawson .

The Teacher ’ s Pet podcast and media interest helped build evidence that led to an arrest 36 years Chris Dawson is expected to be charged with murder .Source:Supplied. Chris Dawson was arrested on the Gold Coast this morning, set to be charged with the murder of his wife Lyn Dawson .

Teacher's Pet's Chris Dawson arrested on Gold Coast, murder charge expected © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Lyn Dawson disappeared from her Sydney home in 1982. He is expected to be charged with murder.

Ms Dawson disappeared from Sydney's northern beaches 37 years ago.

Teacher's Pet's Chris Dawson arrested on Gold Coast, murder charge expected © Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Chris Dawson began an affair with Joanne Curtis (middle), when she was 16 years old and in Year 11 at Cromer High, where he taught PE. (Photo: The Australian) She was 33 at the time.

Her husband Chris Dawson, a former PE teacher, moved his schoolgirl lover into the family home just days after his wife went missing.

Mr Dawson told Lynette's family that she needed time away, and he did not report her missing to police for almost six weeks.

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He continues to maintain he had nothing to do with his wife's disappearance.

Dawson to face NSW court for wife's death

Dawson to face NSW court for wife's death The husband of missing Sydney mother Lynette Dawson is expected to face court charged with her murder. Chris Dawson, 70, was arrested on a warrant and hauled before a Queensland court on Wednesday almost four decades after his wife was last seen alive. His extradition to NSW was granted and he is expected to be put on a plane and flown to Sydney on Thursday morning and then formally charged with his wife's 1982 murder. "We've been waiting for 36 years for something like this to happen," Ms Dawson's niece Renee Simms told Ten Network on Wednesday. "For it to finally happen it almost doesn't seem real yet to me.

The police have arrested Chris Dawson , 70, and on Thursday he was charged in Sydney with the homicide of his wife. The criminal charge has vindicated the suspicions of those who believe that Mr The release of “ Teacher ’ s Pet ” in May rekindled public interest in the case — the podcast has

The Teacher ' s Pet Podcast: Did Chris Dawson murder his wife Lyn?1:33. Homicide Squad commander Detective Superintendent Scott Cook What happened when Chris Dawson , accused of murdering his wife, was confronted on national TV. Nangs at Gold Coast Schoolies: Gold Coast

Teacher's Pet's Chris Dawson arrested on Gold Coast, murder charge expected © AAP/Dan Himbrecht A search of Lynette's old home this year failed to discover any remains or items of interest. In September, police searched Ms Dawson's former home but failed to discover any remains or items of interest.

New South Wales police's Strike Force Scriven was established in 2015 to reinvestigate Ms Dawson's disappearance.

Detectives from the taskforce asked the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to review their brief of evidence in April.

Teacher's Pet's Chris Dawson arrested on Gold Coast, murder charge expected © A Current Affair In a world exclusive, A Current Affair tracked Chris Dawson down to ask him about his knowledge of his wife's disappearance, and the exchange quickly turned fiery.

An application for a warrant was lodged after NSW Police received advice back from the DPP earlier this week.

The podcast on the case, Teacher's Pet, has had millions of downloads and recently won The Australian's Hedley Thomas and Slade Gibson a Gold Walkley.

Chris Dawson offers $1.5 million in security for bail.
Dawson appeared at Central Local Court today, applying for bail while he awaits trial for allegedly killing his wife Lynette Dawson, who disappeared in 1982. Dawson’s lawyer Greg Walsh told the court that the crown’s case is entirely circumstantial and is not strong. © 9news Dawson appeared at Central Local Court today, applying for bail while he awaits trial for allegedly killing his wife Lynette Da The crown suggested that Chris Dawson could use his twin brother’s passport is he was given bail, a suggestion to which Dawson replied “you’re kidding”.

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