A Riverside man has denied murdering Jake Anderson-Brettner, whose torso was found dumped near Myrtle Park last month.
Accused killer Jack Sadler appeared briefly in the Launceston Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning where his lawyer Greg Richardson entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf.
The 26-year-old was committed to the Supreme Court for trial and will appear for a mention on November 19.
The 24-year-old alleged murder victim disappeared on August 15 and his remains were found days later.
His family has filled the back of court room for each of the accused killer’s appearances and are now preparing to farewell Mr Anderson- Brettner during a service in Launceston on Thursday.
A Riverside woman has also been charged in relation to the case.
Gemma Clark has pleaded not guilty to being an accessory after the fact and will appear in the Launceston Supreme Court next month.
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