The woman charged with murdering her three little girls at their Timaru home last month will make another appearance in court today.
Lauren Anne Dickason is scheduled to appear in the High Court at Timaru just after 9am.
The 40-year-old doctor allegedly killed 6-year-old Liané, and 2-year-old twins Maya and Karla on September 16.
She was charged with three counts of murder and made her first appearance in Timaru District Court on September 18.
That day she was remanded in custody to the forensic mental health ward at Hillmorton Hospital in Christchurch.
She was set to appear in the High Court on October 5 but her appearance – via audio visual link – was excused as a mental health assessment was ongoing.
Dickason is expected to appear via AVL from Hillmorton Hospital.
The hearing itself is being held in Christchurch.
Police today at the scene of where three young girls were found dead in Timaru. Photo / George Heard
The specific details of the alleged murder have been suppressed.
The Dickason family arrived in Timaru just a week before the children died after spending their mandatory stint in managed isolation.
They moved here from Pretoria in South Africa.
Graham Dickason is an orthopaedic surgeon and had a job with the South Canterbury District Health Board.
It is understood he had been at a work function with colleagues and arrived home to find the grisly scene.
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