Cassius Turvey: Four people accused of bashing Perth schoolboy to death to stand trial

Four accused killers will plead not guilty to murdering Indigenous teen Cassius Turvey who was allegedly bashed to death on his way home from school

  • Four people committed to stand trial
  • Remain in custody until next court appearance
  • Cassius, allegedly bashed to death last October 

Four people accused of the fatal bashing of 15-year-old Cassius Turvey while he was walking home from school have been committed to trial.

Jack Brearley, 22, Aleesha Gilmore, 21, Mitchell Colin Forth, 25, and Brodie Lee Palmer, 28, appeared via video link in Western Australia’s Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

All entered pleas of not guilty over the death of the Noongar Yamatji boy in the eastern Perth suburb of Middle Swan last October.

Cassius was allegedly beaten as he walked home with friends on October 13 and died in hospital 10 days later.

Four people accused of the fatal bashing of 15-year-old Cassius Turvey (pictured)  have been committed to stand trial

The group, with the exception of Mr Palmer, also pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and torturing another 15-year-old boy, who was not Cassius, in a separate incident in the days leading up to October 13.

Mr Palmer is not accused of being involved in this incident.

All four have been remanded in custody until their first Supreme Court appearance on July 31.

More to come

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