Arrest made for Missing WA teen

Arrest made for Missing WA teen

Police in Perth have issued an arrest warrant for a 59 year old man for the murder of West Australian teenager Hayley Dodds who went missing in 1999.

The 17 year old was last seen hitchhiking north of Perth on July 29th, 1999 when she was travelling to the farm of a family friend but never reached her destination.

State crime commander Pryce Scanlan said police would allege a 59-year-old man abducted Hayley while she was walking on the North West Road on the same day she was last seen alive, before murdering her and disposing of her body.

Scanlan said the man had been “notified” that a Perth court had issued a warrant for his arrest. He refused to name the accused, but did say the charge “follows a review and investigation conducted by the special crime squad”.

Police reopened their investigation after a cold case review revealed new evidence, and have conducted extensive searches around Badgingarra.



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