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Man accused of Tamara Farrell murder to front court

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The man accused of murdering Ballarat woman, Tamara Farrell, is due back in court today.

Farrell disappeared from Canadian on February 17, with part of her body found burnt in Gippsland days later, 300 kilometres away from her home.

It was also confirmed last month that human remains found at Altona North by railway workers last month belonged to Farrell as well. 

22 year old Shaye Kotiau has been charged with one count of murder, and will appear in the Ballarat Magistrates' Court this morning.