Man charged with murder of missing campers appears in court

Pilot Greg Lynn, 55, was charged yesterday with two counts of murder after being questioned by police at Sale police station in East Gippsland since his arrest on Monday.

Mr Lynn appeared calm when he fronted Sale Magistrates’ Court via video link this morning.

Greg Lynn has been remanded in custody in Victoria. (Facebook)

He wore a mask and held his hands together, taking off his mask occasionally to take a sip of water.

His wife Melanie Lynn also tuned in remotely.

Mr Lynn will remain in custody until May 31, 2022.

Greg Lynn has faced court charged with two counts of murder. (Nine)
Missing Carol Clay and Russell Hill.
Carol Clay and Russell Hill disappeared while camping last year. (Supplied)

Ms Clay, 73, and Mr Hill, 74, disappeared while camping in the Wonnangatta Valley on March 20 last year.

Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Bob Hill said yesterday police were yet to find the remains of the missing pair.

He said police had located a specific area of interest in the Greater Alpine region in the search for the remains, and that police were hopeful they would find them.

“Our efforts to locate the remains of Russell and Carol will continue,” he said.

The search for the bodies of the missing campers continues. (Victoria Police)

The extensive search involving difficult terrain continued in the bushland region today.

Assistant Commissioner Hill said investigators had established the pair were deceased by mid-2020.

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