Chris Dawson: Arrest in podcast-highlighted Australian mystery

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Lynette Dawson’s disappearance has been given wider consideration via a well-liked podcast

Australian police have arrested the husband of a Sydney lady whose disappearance in 1982 has been the topic of a well-liked crime podcast.

Chris Dawson, 70, is to be charged with murdering Lynette Dawson, New South Wales (NSW) government stated.

Mr Dawson has denied killing Mrs Dawson. He has stated that she deserted the circle of relatives for a spiritual workforce.

A well-liked podcast, The Trainer’s Puppy, introduced international consideration to the case this 12 months.

Police arrested Mr Dawson in Queensland and stated he could be extradited to NSW.

Prosecutors have in the past stated there used to be inadequate proof to put fees in opposition to Mr Dawson.

Two separate inquests have really helpful for homicide fees to be laid in opposition to a “recognized individual”.

No hint of the mummy of 2 has ever been discovered.

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Lynette Dawson, a mom of 2, used to be remaining noticed in 1982

A seek of the circle of relatives’s former house in Sydney previous this 12 months failed to show up any new proof.

An inquest in 2003 discovered that Mr Dawson, a former highschool instructor and rugby league celebrity, had engaged in sexual relationships with teenage scholars all through his marriage.

One affair with a 16-year-old woman noticed her transfer in to the circle of relatives house inside of days of Mrs Dawson’s disappearance. The pair later married, however have since separated.

Since Might, greater than 27 million folks have listened The Trainer’s Puppy podcast, which is produced via The Australian newspaper.

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It has highlighted the bungled dealing with of the case via police within the early years after Mrs Dawson’s disappearance, prompting a up to date apology from the state’s police commissioner.

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