Suliasi Fuata who allegedly punched and stabbed his 19-year-old partner to death last month made his first appearance in the Suva High Court in the last hour.
Fuata has been charged with one count of murder.
The prosecution has informed the court that they would be able to file information and disclosures by next Monday.
Fuata has been remanded in custody.
The 21‑year‑old allegedly murdered the partner after a heated argument over a Facebook message that was sent to a relative of the victim.
Fuata will take his plea on the 1st of next month.