Man charged with murder of 28yo who vanished in 2015

A man is due to appear in Newcastle Local Court today charged with the murder of a man who vanished in 2015.

Christopher Daunt, 28, was last seen at a home in North Lambton on March 29 last year.

Police executed a search warrant at a Rankin Park home yesterday, seizing a number of items for forensic examination.


A 33-year-old man was arrested at the addres and taken to Belmont Police Station where he was later charged with murder.

He was refused bail and will appear at Newcastle Local Court today.

Investigators will today further examine human remains located at Seahampton.