Almost 4 decades after his mom Roxlyn disappeared, John Bowie on Sunday faced Parramatta Bail Court charged with her murder.
The 69-year-old denies murdering Ms Bowie, who passed from her Walgett home on Jun 5, 1982.
Her physique has never been found.
Bowie did not request for bail during justice on Sunday and it was rigourously refused.
He’s scheduled to subsequent seem before Central Local Court on Dec 2.
“I don’t even know if she’s passed or not,” Bowie told reporters on Saturday as detectives escorted him by Sydney Airport en track to Surry Hills Police Station.
He had been arrested during Queensland’s Woodford Correctional Centre on Friday and extradited to NSW.
A coroner in 2014 found Ms Bowie was passed though couldn’t establish a means of death.
Police acknowledge a inconclusive box will be severe to infer but Ms Bowie’s body.
“It’s happened before, we know a highway forward will be challenging,” Detective Superintendent Danny Doherty told reporters on Saturday.
“Along a way, when we do these renewed cold box matters, we do examination all a debate justification accessible with all a latest technology. There is some debate evidence,” Det Supt Doherty said.
Ms Bowie’s daughter Brenda Boyd certified a news was “very bittersweet”.
“There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t consider about silent and how kind, caring and amatory she was,” Ms Boyd pronounced on Friday.
“She was a clinging mom — my hermit and we never doubted how desired we were. She, too, was so desired by those who were propitious to accommodate her.”
The NSW supervision in 2018 announced a $1 million prerogative for anyone who could assistance find Ms Bowie.
Det Supt Doherty pronounced that prerogative still stands.
Mr Bowie has denied any impasse in her disappearance and pronounced “I didn’t do it” when approached by A Current Affair on Friday.
The box had been followed adult by Queensland military service’s Homicide Cold Case Investigation group notwithstanding occurring scarcely 40 years ago.
“I’m so grateful that military never forgot about silent and never gave adult perplexing to find out because she was so rigourously taken divided from us,” Ms Boyd said.
“As we are still entrance to terms with this news, a family requests remoteness during this time.”
In Nov 2018 military emptied a dam nearby Walgett and searched a ground. They have also posted a $1 million dollar prerogative for information. In Mar this year, a family home was examined regulating blood showing agents.
Robbery and Serious Crime Squad Commander, Detective Superintendent Danny Doherty, praised a work of investigators.
“We’ve had a dedicated group of detectives operative on this review to expose what happened to Roxlyn Bowie scarcely 4 decades ago,” Det Supt Doherty said.
“The solve of a investigators proves that we will continue to hunt for a law — no matter how many years might pass.”
Ms Bowie was 31 years aged when she was final seen. Her dual children were aged 6 and roughly dual during a time.
— with AAP
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