Police have finally charged someone over the brutal murder of Karen Ristevski.
Ristevski has fronted Melbourne Magistrate's Court this morning, and his lawyer indicated he will plead not guilty.
Mrs Ristevski's phone was last pinged near Gisborne - a further 20 kilometres north along the Calder Freeway, and about 10kms south of Mount Macedon, where her body was found.
Detectives arrested the 53-year-old Avondale Heights resident on Wednesday morning and he then faced Melbourne Magistrates Court charged with his wife's murder.
Ristevski has previously denied any involvement in the disappearance of his wife, .
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Hundreds of people attended a funeral for Karen in March, where Ristebski was one of the people carrying her coffin.
Ms Ristevski went missing from her Oakley Drive, Avondale Heights home on the morning of 29 June, 2016.
Her remains were found wedged between two logs off walking trail at Mount Macedon on February 20.
He did not apply for bail, and will spend Christmas behind bars before he fronts court again in April.
Since that day the Missing Persons squad has conducted widespread searches behind the family home and in Toolern Vale.
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However, her father contends that neighbours heard shouting and arguments from the apartment unit in question that morning. Yet a few hours later, she was found 14 stories below, and the couple claimed they had no idea that she had fallen.
Police have never released the cause of death.
The case of Karen Ristevski's death has been punctuated with rumours and theories since the 47-year-old mother disappeared.
He claimed he went over a bump, which rectified the issue, so he turned around and came home. Her husband was one of the pallbearers, while their daughter Sarah carried a framed photo of her mother to lead the funeral procession.
Come June, missing persons detectives had used a painstaking process of elimination to identify fewer than 20 owners of coupes to speak to about what they were doing on the day Kareni disappeared to make sure the auto caught on CCTV belonged to the missing mother.
Her cousin Lisa Gray had thanked police and said her aunt was a "beautiful, kind, generous and loving person".
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