Christopher Puglia to be driven to Queensland to face charges he murdered his parents

Christopher Puglia to be driven to Queensland to face charges he murdered his parents

Christopher Puglia will be driven back to Queensland to face charges that he murdered his parents after a Sydney court granted a police extradition request.

Mr Puglia, 31, was arrested late on Sunday when he was intercepted by New South Wales police while driving through Sydney’s northern outskirts.

The bodies of his parents, Loris and Franco Puglia, both 59, were found at their Joyner home, north of Brisbane, on Sunday afternoon by a family member.

His case was mentioned briefly in Parramatta Local Court today.

Mr Puglia remained in custody for the hearing, but he did not wish to appear onscreen via video link.

He did not oppose the extradition warrant lodged by Queensland detectives.

Magistrate Kevin Hockey ordered Mr Puglia be held in custody until tomorrow morning, when he would be released to Queensland police.

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Police at the scene after the Joyners were found dead

Mr Puglia has been charged with two counts of murder and a charge of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

The ABC understands police will allege the pair died from blunt force trauma.

Floral tributes left on the driveway of the house where the bodies of Loris and Franco Puglia were found.
Floral tributes have been laid on the driveway of the couple’s house.(ABC News: Julie…

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