A MAN accused of torching a shed at the Wodonga Cemetery wants taxpayers to foot the bill for his lawyer.
The incident caused about $200,000 damage to the structure and its contents.
The shed, which was used to store equipment to maintain the cemetery, is still being rebuilt.
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The Wodonga Magistrates Court this week heard McLean had a Legal Aid funding request, but that the process was “quite complicated”.
There are also issues with surveillance footage, which the defence and prosecution have been unable to play.
Magistrate David Faram extended his bail.
The matter will return to court on March 7.
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