Man charged with cold case murder of Sydney dad after extradition

A man has been charged over the alleged murder of Raymond Keam, 34 years after his body was found in a park in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs.

The man was arrested in Melbourne yesterday and extradited across the border to Albury Police Station where he was charged with the murder of Raymond Keam.

Mr Keam's body was found by a member of the public at Alison Park in Randwick on in January 1987.

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A post mortem revealed the 43-year-old died of severe head injuries.

In 1988, a coronial inquest confirmed he died due to being struck in the head by an unknown person however no one had ever been charged.

In 2019, a formal review of the case was conducted and a re-investigation commenced by detectives under Strike Force Augenaut.

The man was refused bail to appear in Albury Local Court today.

Investigations are continuing.

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