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Murder suspect faces extradition hearing in Toowoomba

Mehmed Solmaz
Mehmed Solmaz

BREAKING: A man arrested in Goondiwindi over the murder of a Victorian woman this week will face an extradition hearing this afternoon.

Goondiwindi police arrested Mehmed Solmaz in the western Queensland town on Thursday.

Fatma Solmaz was found dead in a Sunshine West home.
Fatma Solmaz was found dead in a Sunshine West home.

Mr Solmaz, 60, was taken into custody and will appear at an extradition hearing in the Toowoomba Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Detectives from the Victorian Homicide Squad travelled to Toowoomba and will apply for his extradition to Victoria.

Mehmed Solmaz
Mehmed Solmaz

The arrest follows the suspicious death of a 61-year-old Sunshine West woman earlier this week.

The woman, named as Fatma Solmaz, was found dead inside a home on Hall St about 9pm Tuesday.

Fatma Solmaz was found dead in a Sunshine West home.
Fatma Solmaz was found dead in a Sunshine West home.

Topics:  crime goondiwindi murder police toowoomba crime


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