Sophie Collombet’s Alleged Murderer to Face Committal Hearing

Benjamin James Milward, 25, had his case briefly mentioned in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today.

Bosscher Lawyers‘ Lawyer Michael Bosscher asked that a scheduled directions hearing be abandoned so the case could instead be listed for a one-day committal hearing.

The request was not opposed by Crown prosecutor Scott Smith.

Chief Magistrate Judge Ray Rinaudo listed the committal hearing with cross-examination for July 27.

Ms Collombet’s naked and badly injured body was found in a rotunda at Kurilpa Park at South Bank on March 28 last year.

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