Accused Darwin Mass Shooter To Front Court
The man accused of a mass shooting in which four men were killed and a woman injured in Darwin in June will face court on Wednesday.
It will be Darwin man Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann's first public appearance since he faced court once on the Friday after the shootings occurred on June 4.
He has been in custody for the 104 days since.
Hoffmann, 45, has been charged with four counts of murder, two of recklessly endangering serious harm and one of criminal damage.
The four deaths occurred within about 30 minutes in a rampage that shocked the city and a nation where such mass killings with guns are rare.
The victims included taxi driver Hassan Baydoun, 33, Nigel Hellings, 75, Michael Sisois, 57, and 52-year-old Rob Courtney.
He is yet to plead guilty or not guilty and is unlikely to do so on Wednesday, which is a procedural preliminary hearing and part of the complex legal process involved in serious criminal charges.