Freedomroo – Jetstar pilot arrested over the disappearance of secret lovers STILL being interrogated by police 

Ms Clay (left) and Mr Hill (right) were declared missing after campers discovered their campsite destroyed by fire 20 months ago

Jetstar pilot arrested over the disappearance of missing campers is STILL being interrogated by police three days later

  • Police are yet to lay charges after arresting Gregory Lynn on Monday 
  • Gregory was arrested in relation to a missing campers case
  • The lovers went missing 20 months ago after campers found their site destroyed
  • Lynn’s car has been seized after police interest in a similar vehicle earlier










Police are yet to lay charges against a man arrested over the suspicious disappearance of two Victorian campers. 

Gregory Lynn, 55, has been held in police custody for almost three days where he is being questioned about campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay, who vanished 20 months ago.

He was arrested on Monday night by specialist police at a remote campsite in Arbuckle Junction, some 280km northeast of Melbourne, and his Nissan Patrol four-wheel-drive has been seized.

Ms Clay (left) and Mr Hill (right) were declared missing after campers discovered their campsite destroyed by fire 20 months ago

Late on Wednesday, Victoria Police said there had been ‘no updates’ since the arrest.

‘At this stage, we are not expecting this to change today,’ a spokeswoman said.

Police said that under the Crimes Act, a person can be held in custody for ‘a reasonable time’ with no set limit.

Gregory Lynn (pictured) was arrested by police on Monday in relation to the case and is still being held for questioning

Gregory Lynn (pictured) was arrested by police on Monday in relation to the case and is still being held for questioning

Lynn, a check captain with budget airline Jetstar, has been stood down from his job with the airline saying it will assist investigators if needed.

Mr Hill and Ms Clay were last heard from on March 20, 2020 while camping in the Victorian Alps.

Mr Hill left his Drouin home on March 19 and picked up Ms Clay from her home in Pakenham in his white Toyota LandCruiser.

On March 20, Mr Hill made a call via high-frequency radio saying he was at Wonnangatta Valley.

A portrait of a blue Nissan Patrol (pictured) was supplied by police to the general public earlier this month as the car was acting suspiciously at the area of the disappearance when the two campers went missing

A portrait of a blue Nissan Patrol (pictured) was supplied by police to the general public earlier this month as the car was acting suspiciously at the area of the disappearance when the two campers went missing

During the call, the experienced outdoorsman said he was having radio transmission issues.

Ms Clay, a former Victorian Country Women’s Association president, told friends she was heading away and expected to return home on March 28 or 29.

Investigators were told the couple were camping together at Wonnangatta River near the Wonnangatta camping ground.

Recovered items at the missing lovers' site (pictured) led investigators to believe foul play was involved in the disappearance

Recovered items at the missing lovers’ site (pictured) led investigators to believe foul play was involved in the disappearance

Campers found Mr Hill’s car destroyed by fire at their campsite near Dry River Creek Track on March 21.

The pair have not been seen or heard from since.

Multiple searches have been conducted in and around the Wonnangatta Valley, including with cadaver dogs.

Images of a Blue Nissan Patrol (pictured) were released to the public after police found the vehicles activity to be 'suspicious'

Images of a Blue Nissan Patrol (pictured) were released to the public after police found the vehicles activity to be ‘suspicious’ 

Earlier this month, police released images of a blue four-wheel-drive, believed to be a mid-to-late-1990s Nissan Patrol, taken by a safety camera in the area at the time Mr Hill and Ms Clay went missing.

Witnesses reported a number of sightings of the vehicle, including near the campsite, with police yet to track down the driver or exclude them as a person of interest.

Police believe the pair may have had an altercation with another camper, possibly the driver of the blue 4WD.

It was towing a trailer and was heard performing a 20- to 30-point turn on a narrow track the night the pair vanished.

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