BREAKING: Man charged with murder of Melbourne mum Karen Ristevski

There’s been a major breakthrough in the case of Melbourne mother Karen Ristevski with police today charging a man with murder.

The 53-year-old Avondale Heights man was arrested by detectives from the Missing Persons Squad just after 7.15am this morning.

He has been charged with one count of murder and is due to appear in Melbourne Magistrate’s Court today.


Ms Ristevski went missing from her Oakley Drive, Avondale Heights home on the morning of 29 June, 2016.

Her remains were discovered in the Macedon area on 20 February, 2017.