NSW fugitive arrested after being found in hull of yacht in Darwin marina

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One of New South Wales’s most-wanted men has been recovered hiding successful the hull of a yacht successful Darwin.

Northern Territory constabulary arrested the 32-year-old arsenic the vas attempted to sail retired of Cullen Bay Marina connected Wednesday afternoon.

Two men aged 52 and 43 were besides arrested.

The fugitive, reportedly Mark Horne, was recovered erstwhile the yacht was searched.

It ended a nationwide manhunt that started successful October past twelvemonth aft helium allegedly skipped bail.

Horne was owed to look proceedings successful NSW for allegedly being progressive successful the shooting of a motortruck operator and theft of $550,000 successful the Blue Mountains successful September 2020.

Australian national constabulary commandant Erica Merrin said the associated organised transgression taskforce had responded rapidly and diligently.

“This incidental demonstrates however organised transgression has nary borders and highlights the value of genuine inter-agency collaboration to support our Australian assemblage safe,” Merrin said.

Horne volition look an extradition proceeding successful Darwin connected Monday.