Trinity hearing set for March

Trinity Bates was found dead on February 22.
Trinity Bates was found dead on February 22.

THE man charged with murdering school girl Trinity Bates will face a committal hearing at Bundaberg Magistrates Court in March next year.

Bundaberg man Allyn John Slater, 20, stands charged with one count of murder, after the eight-year-old was found dead in a drain near her Walker Street home on February 22.

At Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday, Magistrate Jennifer Batts set the matter down for a three-day hearing on March 28-30 next year.

Slater remains in custody.

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