A SUSPECT has been arrested in connection to the case of a dog walker who was strangled to death in Australia in a major breakthrough.
The tragic incident happened in October 2018, near Cairns, when the pharmacy worker had driven to the beach for a walk with her dog.
The woman’s distraught dad discovered her body buried in the sand the next day, while her unharmed dog was tied up nearby.
Rajwinder Singh,38, a nurse, has been identified by cops as the main suspect in the case and was arrested in India yesterday, 9Notícias relatado.
Investigators believe he attacked the 24-year-old after her dog barked at him as they walked on the beach.
It is believed Singh went to the beach following a fight with his wife.
He told cops he was carrying fruits and a kitchen knife at the time.
His arrest comes after police renewed their appeal for the public’s help in the international manhunt, offering a new reward of £567,000 on the four-year anniversary of the woman’s death.
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The details of his whereabouts came after a tip-off informed police he would be going to a doctor’s appointment.
Toyah’s family and friends are relieved there has been a major update on the case.
Family friend Wayne Trimble told the outlet: “This part of the story is the closest to the end it’s ever been, and it’s a good feeling, believe me.
“We’ve been waiting a long time for this.”
Eu obviamente pensei sobre isso, mas eu tinha um trabalho a fazer.”
Singh faced court yesterday as details of what he’s been doing in the past couple of years slowly emerge.
Commissioner Carroll described the investigation as “intense and comprehensive.”