By Australian Associated Press
Published: 06:06 BST, 14 September 2017 | Updated: 06:07 BST, 14 September 2017
The foster brother of slain Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer has admitted to having a sexual relationship with the 12-year-old.
Trent Thorburn, 20, pleaded guilty to two charges of perjury and one count each of incest and attempting to pervert the course of justice at Beenleigh District Court on Thursday.
Thorburn, whose father Rick has been charged with Tiahleigh's murder, will be sentenced later on Thursday.
The 12-year-old's decomposing body was discovered on the banks of a northern Gold Coast river six days after she went missing in October 2015.
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Trent Thorburn, the foster brother of slain Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer, has admitted to having