Man accused of murdering Jill Meagher to contest allegations against himFriday 18 January 2013 22.04
The man accused of raping and murdering Irish woman Jill Meagher in Australia will contest the charges against him.
Adrian Bayley, 41, made a brief appearance in the Melbourne Magistrates' Court via video link from the Melbourne Assessment Prison this morning.
The court heard he will contest the allegations at a hearing in March.
The 29-year-old Drogheda woman disappeared while walking home from a bar in Melbourne in the early hours of 22 September last year.
Her body was found in a shallow grave five days later.