The person who allegedly murdered a mom of two and set hearth to her home in suburban Adelaide has fronted court for the primary time.
The person, whose identification can’t be revealed, didn’t apply for bail and can stay in custody on remand for no less than three months whereas the police examine the loss of life of 38-year-old mum Krystal Marshall.
Ms Marshall’s physique was discovered after a blaze engulfed her house at Barracoota Crescent, Aldinga in Adelaide’s outer south on October 20 at 3.25pm.
The police arrested the 48-year-old man the next night time and have charged him with homicide and arson.
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Her ex companion, Anastasia Marshall, who nonetheless lived on the property, informed 9 Information she had been going to gather one of many former couple’s two children from faculty when she noticed smoke pouring out of the home.
Crying exterior the house, she informed reporters: “We weren’t collectively however we by no means obtained divorced, however we had been collectively for 11 years earlier than that.”
The True Heights Dance Firm referred to as Ms Marshall a “valued and liked member” of the group for “a few years.”
“We’re right here for no matter that household wants throughout this time of unimaginable grief,” the group mentioned on Fb.
Ms Marshall brother, Liam Brown, informed The Adelaide Advertiser his sister was an “superb mom”.
“She completely adored her daughters and so they adored her,” he mentioned.
“She can be missed and remembered by people who the place near her.”
A GoFundMe marketing campaign has been set as much as help Ms Marshall’s household and as of Monday afternoon, the fundraiser had generated $2584 from a $20,000 goal.
Prosecutor James Conahan sought a seven-month adjournment at Christies Seaside Magistrates Court, the place the person appeared on Monday by way of videolink, so police might organise toxicology, autopsy and hearth investigation reviews.
Stephen Ey, representing the person, objected to what he referred to as a prolonged adjournment and Justice of the Peace Natalie Browne restricted the adjournment to 3 months.
The prosecution additionally argued for a suppression order prohibiting the publication of the person’s identify and photograph, arguing doing so might compromise the police investigation.
Justice of the Peace Browne agreed and issued the suppression order.
Mr Ey, leaving the court after the listening to, mentioned his client denied the allegations towards him.
“He’s an accused man and he must get issues shifting,” he mentioned.
“Seven months (adjournment) is simply outrageous.”
When requested if his client understood the seriousness of the allegations towards him, Mr Ey mentioned “After all”.
The person will subsequent seem for a committal listening to on February 2.
In a press release from Monday afternoon, South Australian police declared Ms Marshall’s alleged homicide a Main crime and mentioned they had been working to ascertain when she was killed.
“Main Crime detectives are interesting to anybody with data on her actions between the afternoon of Wednesday, October 18 and the home hearth two days later, on Friday afternoon,” the police mentioned.
“Police are additionally interesting to anybody who noticed or heard something within the neighborhood of the Barracoota Crescent house between these instances, together with any dashcam or CCTV footage obtained that could be related to the investigation.”