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The 21-year-old woman found buried in a shallow grave in the Flinders Ranges

Woman, 21, found buried in a shallow grave in outback is seen for the first time as her boyfriend on a student visa faces court charged with her murder

  • The woman buried in a grave has been identified as 21-year-old Jasmeen Kaur
  • She was reported missing on Saturday before her body was discovered Monday
  • Her 20-year-old boyfriend was charged with murder and failing to report a death
  • He appeared via video link in the Port Augusta Magistrates Court on Tuesday 

A 21-year-old woman whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges has been identified as Jasmeen Kaur.

Ms Kaur was last seen about 10pm on Friday at the Southern Cross Homes at Plympton North in Adelaide before being reported missing the following day. 

Detectives found her body buried in a grave at Moralana Creek, 40km north of Hawker, on Monday. 

A 21-year-old woman who was found buried in a shallow grave in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges has been identified as Jasmeen Kaur

Detectives found her body buried in a grave at Moralana Creek, 40km north of Hawker, on Monday

Detectives found her body buried in a grave at Moralana Creek, 40km north of Hawker, on Monday

Her 20-year-old boyfriend was charged with murder and failing to report a death. He allegedly led detectives to the shallow grave.

Police allege Ms Kaur’s partner denied having any involvement in her death despite knowing where her body was.  

The man, whose identity has been suppressed under court orders, appeared via video link in the Port Augusta Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Police prosecutor Wendy Priestley said the murder investigation was ‘in its relative infancy’.

‘We’re not exactly sure where crime scenes might be involved,’ she told the court, The Daily Telegraph reported. 

‘The defendant had travelled from Adelaide to the location, north of Hawker, where the body was located.

‘En route, he must necessarily have stopped at a service station or toilets somewhere along the way and the investigation is crucial.’ 

The man, who is in Australia on a student visa, will reappear in court in December.  

Her 20-year-old boyfriend was charged with murder and failing to report a death. He allegedly led detectives to the shallow grave

Her 20-year-old boyfriend was charged with murder and failing to report a death. He allegedly led detectives to the shallow grave

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