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Christmas Day murder denied
A case review hearing is scheduled in the High Court for Franchesca Kororia Borell, 22, of Cashmere, who is charged with the murder of 25-year-old Hardeep Singh in an alleged stabbing on Christmas Day, 2016. Singh died in hospital two days later. Borell pleaded not guilty to the murder charge at an appearance in the High Court on February 10, 2017, the day when her name suppression order lapsed. Colin Eason is defence counsel.