Woman denies murder and earlier assault

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A Sydney woman has pleaded not guilty to murdering a man who was stabbed to death and has also denied assaulting him days earlier.

Jenny Niguidula is charged with murdering fellow Filipino national, Rhonie Apostol, at a South Wentworthville home on November 17, 2019.

The then 43-year-old is also accused of assaulting the 53-year-old occasioning him actual bodily harm between November 9 and 14 at South Wentworthville.

She entered not guilty pleas to both charges in the NSW Supreme Court on Friday.

Justice Robert Allan Hulme was told Niguidula denies carrying out any physical act which brought about Mr Apostol's death.

Her trial, estimated to last four weeks, was set down for March 21.

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