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

Trinity hearing set for March

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.



EMERGENCY: 2 sinking cars, 2 fires, 10 call outs

EMERGENCY: 2 sinking cars, 2 fires, 10 call outs

Here's how the past three days unfolded in the Gympie region

Over the top - man's incredible next-day alcohol level

premium_icon Over the top - man's incredible next-day alcohol level

Inskip Point camper more than five times limit the next afternoon

BOAR REVIEW: Blood and guts and gore, oh my!

BOAR REVIEW: Blood and guts and gore, oh my!

Chris Sun's latest horror film, Boar, is not to be missed.

Local Partners