The foster father of slain Logan schoolgirl Tialeigh Palmer has been committed to stand trial.
Rick Thorburn is accused of killing the 12-year-old in October 2015.
Her decomposing body was found on the banks of the Pimpama River six days after she went missing.
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Thornburn, 57, successfully applied for a registry committal application at Beenleigh Magistrates Court on the murder charge today.
He was also committed to stand trial on a count of interfering with a corpse.