Toyah Cordingley’s family ‘delighted’ accused killer extradited to Australia as transfer to Cairns delayed
The man accused of killing a woman while she was walking her dog on a beach in 2018 won’t be extradited to Queensland today due to “logistical issues”.
Rajwinder Singh landed in Melbourne about midday after being extradited from India to face charges over Toyah Cordingley’s alleged murder.
Victoria Police said the 24-year-old’s family were “delighted but overwhelmed” when they advised there was not a solid timeline for Singh’s transfer to Cairns after a Melbourne magistrate authorised the move.
“There are a number of logistical issues being worked through, when we get the notification there will be a broader publication,” Victoria Police Detective Acting Superintendent Kevin Goan said.
The 24-year-old’s father found her body in the dunes of Wangetti beach, north of Cairns, in October 2018, a day after she vanished while walking her dog.
Queensland Police had travelled to India to track down the former nurse who left the country after Cordingley’s death.