Chris Dawson's family 'disappointed' over arrest for murder of Lynette

New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said detectives had revisited the disappearance of Chris Dawson's wife in 1982 and a

The 70-year-old former Newtown Jets rugby league player is expected to be charged with the murder of his wife Lyn, who vanished from the family home on Sydney's northern beaches in January 1982.

Queensland Police said Mr Dawson's extradition to NSW was unlikely to take place on Wednesday because of continuing negotiations with the commercial airlines over security arrangements.

The case has been brought back to light following the hugely successful crime podcast The Teacher's Pet, produced by The Australian.

In September, police dug up the Dawsons' old home in Bayview on Sydney's northern beaches, but did not find any trace of Lynette Dawson's body.

NSW police commissioner Mick Fuller said Lynette Dawson's family were relieved.

"There were predominantly statements from witnesses that helped us to pieces of the puzzle is together".

Dawson denies killing his wife, and says she left home at the time of her disappearance to get some time to herself.

Lynette Dawson's body was never found.

Cook said the two additional witnesses interviewed as a result of the podcast were "not crucial, but they are corroborative".

Through his duty lawyer, Mr Dawson tried to obtain bail so he could voluntarily go to New South Wales today to face court.

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The mystery case gained global media attention and a cult following, with The Teacher's Pet podcast trending internationally and attracting 27 million listeners around the world.

She said her client had co-operated with detectives in the past and was happy to comply with any bail conditions imposed.

"Just before 8am today, a 70-year-old Coolum man was arrested by detectives from the Queensland Police Service's Homicide Squad in the presence of Strike Force Scriven investigators at Biggera Waters, on the Gold Coast, in Queensland".

"We have solved homicides before without identifying the body", he said.

Earlier this week, the ODPP provided advice to police, and following further inquiries, detectives applied for an arrest warrant before travelling to Queensland.

Chris Dawson, has always been a suspect in the case but the former Newtown Jets rugby league player denies any involvement in her disappearance.

The magistrate said the crown alleged domestic violence allegations against Mr Dawson would be raised in evidence, as well as evidence from the woman involved in the affair - Mr Dawson's former student Joanne Curtis.

Chris and Lynette Dawson on their wedding day. Her husband reported her missing six weeks later.

"We have no doubt whatsoever that Chris will be found not guilty as he is innocent".

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