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Man accused of killing partner extradited to Queensland

Bendigo Court

A man accused of killing his partner... will be extradited to Queensland today..

Jason Cooper fronted the Bendigo Magistrates' Court yesterday following his arrest in Huntly on Friday afternoon over the disappearance of his partner, Shae Francis. 

The 35 year old was last seen in October last year, when she visited a sick family member at a hospital in Hervery Bay, but her disappearance was not known to authorities until March this year. 

Police claim Cooper, 44, told her loved ones she was safe, while he allegedly withdrew money from ATMs across the state using her card. 

Cooper is expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates' Court tomorrow.