Police have made a breakthrough arrest in the murder case of Lake Macquarie woman, Carly McBride, arresting a 39 year old man on the Central Coast this morning.
31-year-old Ms McBride, of Belmont, disappeared on Tuesday 30 September 2014, during a visit to Muswellbrook in the Hunter Valley.
Detectives from the Hunter Valley Local Area Command formed Strike Force Karabi to investigate her disappearance and conducted a series of extensive searches of bushland and properties in the Muswellbrook area.
In August last year, the remains of the mother-of-two were found in roadside scrub at Owens Gap on the outskirts of Scone.
Just after eight o’clock this morning , strike force investigators travelled to a home at San Remo,where they arrested a 39-year-old man in connection with the murder.
He has been taken to the Wyong Police Station to assist detectives with their inquiries.
Detectives have also executed a search warrant at the man’s home in nearby Buff Point.
Investigations are continuing.