Emu Park murder case moves forward
A WOMAN accused of stabbing a man to death is expected to be ordered to stand trial in the coming months.
Kimberley Ruth Mitchell, 27, is accused of murdering Kevin Ryan, 40, in Emu Park in October, 2017.
Mr Ryan was found seriously injured on a Bright Street footpath around 3.45pm on October 4.
Paramedics provided CPR, however, he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Ms Mitchell's murder charge and associated charges were mentioned in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday.
Defence lawyer Zoe Craven said all witnesses required to give evidence at a committal hearing have been notified and a directions date had been set for February 22 where it was expected a committal hearing date will be set.
Committal hearings are where magistrates determine if there is sufficient evidence for the matter to proceed to the higher courts and then orders the accused to stand trial.
Ms Mitchell has been remanded in custody since her arrest on January 8, 2018.