BRENDEN Bennetts is appealing against his life sentence and conviction for the murder of Queensland schoolgirl Jayde Kendall.

Bennetts was last month found guilty by a Brisbane Supreme Court jury of killing 16-year-old Jayde and dumping her body in a field on the outskirts of Gatton in August 2015.

Murdered schoolgirl Jayde Kendall.
Murdered schoolgirl Jayde Kendall.

The 21-year-old lodged an appeal against his conviction and sentence on Wednesday.

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