Stephanie Scott: Suspected killer's twin extradited to NSW

THE 24-year-old South Australian man arrested in connection with the murder of Leeton school teacher Stephanie Scott is expected to face a New South Wales court tomorrow.

The man appeared before Mount Barker Magistrates Court today where NSW detectives applied for his extradition to NSW.

He is expected to be flown back to NSW tomorrow where he will be charged with being an accessory after the fact in connection with the murder of Ms Scott and is expected to front Downing Centre Local Court.

Ms Scott was last seen at her workplace, Leeton High School in April, just five days before her wedding.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Leeton teacher Stephanie Scott and fiance partner Aaron Leeson-Woolley.
Leeton teacher Stephanie Scott and fiance partner Aaron Leeson-Woolley. Facebook

11 AM: Second man charged in relation to Stephanie Scott's murder

A SECOND man is facing charges by New South Wales Police in relation to the alleged murder of Leeton schoolteacher Stephanie Scott.

National media outlets are reporting police arrested Marcus Stanford, the twin brother of Ms Scott's alleged killer Vincent Stanford, 24, in South Australia.

NSW detectives with local counterparts swooped on his home just before 7am.

The man is expected to be charged with being an accessory after the fact in relation to the killing of Ms Scott.

The beloved teacher was last seen at her workplace -- Leeton High School -- about 11am on Sunday April 5.

After being reported missing, a 24-year-old school cleaner Vincent Stanford was charged with sexually assaulting and murdering the teacher.

Ms Scott disppeared just five days before she was due to marry fiance Aaron Leeson-Woolley.

The man arrested today will face Mt Barker Magistrates Court today as police seek permission to bring him to NSW.

Police are still asking anyone with information about the death of Ms Scott to contact Crime Stoppers either through the website or by calling 1800 333 000.


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