Police 'swooped quickly' on Ballarat murder accused

By Emily Woods
Updated April 9 2024 - 11:00am, first published 10:55am
Lachlan Young has faced Ballarat Magistrates Court charged with the murder of Hannah McGuire. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Lachlan Young has faced Ballarat Magistrates Court charged with the murder of Hannah McGuire. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

A man accused of killing a young woman in western Victoria has faced court where his lawyer claimed police "swooped very quickly" on him and flagged he may apply for bail.

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