Man to face trial on double murder charge

A MAN accused of killing his mother and step-father at their Mountain River home nearly two years ago will stand trial on Monday.

Nicolau Francisco Soares, 28, is alleged to have killed Dr Delys Weston and Professor Gavin Mooney in December 2012.

Mr Soares pleaded not guilty to their murders at the Supreme Court in Hobart this morning.

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