Drug user sent threatening texts before alleged murder

Maryam Hamka (file image)
Toby Loughnane admitted Maryam Hamka's negligent manslaughter but denies murdering her. -PR Handout Image

A Melbourne man was in a brief but violent relationship with Maryam Hamka before he murdered her and disposed of her body in bushland, sending her a series of threatening messages in the lead-up to her death, prosecutors allege.

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