Accused Muswellbrook murderer remains behind bars

November 10, 2023 7:46 am in by
Forensic police outside a home in Sydney Street Muswellbrook. Image: Darren Cutrupi

The woman accused of killing Diedre ‘Dee’ Folpp in her Muswellbrook home has been remanded in custody after the first court mention of the case.

52-year-old Jo-Ann Graham if charged with murder following the discovery of the 60-year-old’s battered body in her Sydney Street property 12 days ago.

Court documents reportedly claim the killing was domestic violence-related because both women had their address down as the same residence.

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The Telegraph reports police allege Graham killed Ms Folpp between 12 pm on Friday October 27 and 8:30 pm on Monday October 30.

She was arrested by police outside a licensed premises on the same street 90 minutes before the victim’s body was found a few hundred metres away.

Graham didn’t appear during the brief procedural mention in Newcastle Local Court yesterday.

The matter has been adjourned till January 17.


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