5 Aug 2004

Nauru weightlifter charged with murder

10:17 am on 5 August 2004

A former weightlifter who represented Nauru at the 1996 Olympics has appeared in a court in Australia, charged with the murder of a sex worker.

Quincy Detenamo, made a brief appearance in Melbourne Magistrates Court and was remanded in custody until August the 16th.

Detenamo was charged over the murder of a Melbourne prostitute, whose body was discovered last month.

He was arrested at Melbourne airport on Tuesday after returning from Nauru.