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Man Accused Of Murdering Tasmanian Teenager Faces Additional Charges In Court

The man accused of murdering Tasmanian teenager Shyanne-Lee Tatnell appears in court today, facing more charges.

The 14-year-old went missing in April in Launceston. She was on the way to visit a friend but never arrived.

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The search operation involved 180 personnel, and her remains were found last month near a bush track in the northeast state. 

Police arrested a Scottdale man Christopher Mark Jordan the next day, and he made his second court appearance today. 

The 36-year-old appeared via video link in Launceston Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Mr Jordan did not enter a plea to the murder charge and was remanded in custody to next appear in court in late November.

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It was revealed Mr Jordan also faces charges of failing to comply with ammunition storage requirements, possessing a cannabis plant and possessing a prohibited import.

Police allege he failed to adequately store four 12-gauge shells and 58.223 calibre rounds. 

Police allege he left them in a cardboard box on top of a cabinet.

Mr Jordan has yet to enter a plea to the offences. 

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