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Accused wife killer Chris Dawson released from jail as brother Peter lashes out at media

‘Get a life!’ Chris Dawson’s brother lashes out at media as the accused wife killer is released from jail to spend Christmas with his family – two weeks after he was charged with murder

  • Chris Dawson has been released from the Silverwater Correctional Complex
  • Dawson was granted bail last Monday but his release from facility was delayed
  • The 70-year-old was this month charged with murdering his wife Lyn 

The brother of accused wife killer Chris Dawson has lashed out at media as the pair left Silverwater Correctional Complex on Monday.

Dawson, 70, walked free from jail with his older brother in tow, allowing him to spend Christmas with his family. 

As the pair drove away, Peter Dawson told a cameraman to ‘get a life’, according to 9 News.    

Chris Dawson (pictured), who has been charged with murdering his wife Lyn, is pictured leaving Sydney’s Silverwater Correctional Complex on Monday 

Dawson left the Silverwater complex accompanied by older brother Peter Dawson (pictured right)

Dawson left the Silverwater complex accompanied by older brother Peter Dawson (pictured right)

Chris Dawson, 70, (right) was driven from  jail by his older brother Peter (left), allowing him to spend Christmas with his family

Chris Dawson, 70, (right) was driven from  jail by his older brother Peter (left), allowing him to spend Christmas with his family

Chris Dawson, 70, (right) was driven from jail by his older brother Peter (left), allowing him to spend Christmas with his family

As the pair drove away, Peter Dawson told a cameraman to 'get a life', according to 9 News 

As the pair drove away, Peter Dawson told a cameraman to ‘get a life’, according to 9 News 

Dawson's family, including his brother Peter (right), offered up $1.5million in surety

Dawson’s family, including his brother Peter (right), offered up $1.5million in surety

Paperwork which had held up his release has now been accepted, paving the way for his release on Christmas Eve.    

Dawson’s family, including his brother Peter, offered up $1.5million in surety comprised of real estate and other assets to secure his release. 

He intends pleading not guilty to killing his wife who was 33 when she disappeared from Bayview. 

Lyn’s body has never been found. 

Dawson is expected to spend Christmas with family in Queensland following his release, according to news.com.au.   

He was arrested on the Gold Coast earlier this month and extradited to Sydney. 

Dawson (pictured wearing sunglasses) was granted bail last Monday but his release from jail was delayed 

Dawson (pictured wearing sunglasses) was granted bail last Monday but his release from jail was delayed 

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