Boss of Australian muesli company charged with murdering his colleague.

The elderly boss of a muesli company will reappear in court on Thursday charged with murdering a female colleague.

Peter Pavlis, 75, is accused of killing 49-year-old Jennifer Borchardt who was found in a pool of blood by her boyfriend at her Richmond home on Tuesday.

Pavlis is the founder of Melbourne-based The Muesli Company and it’s understood Ms Borchardt worked at the cereal business in a senior position.

He faced Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday evening after his arrest and did not apply for bail.

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Jennifer Borchardt and Peter Pavlis. Source: Facebook.

His family were in court for the brief appearance and Pavlis mouthed a message to them before he was remanded to return to court on Thursday.

The Muesli Company, started by Pavlis in 1984, operates from Thomastown and produces wholegrain breakfast cereals.

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