The murder trial of Echuca woman Tracey Kerr will start on April 28 and will be heard in the Melbourne Supreme Court.March 14, 2014 4:59am
The murder trial of Echuca woman Tracey Kerr will start in Melbourne Supreme Court on April 28.
The original trial, which started on October 21 last year, was in its final days when Justice Elizabeth Hollingworth declared a mistrial due to a legal technicality.
The trial is expected to take two weeks, with about 15 witnesses to be called again and Justice Hollingworth presiding.
Kerr, 41, is accused of the stabbing murder of Echuca man Doug Barrett, 65, at his Pascoe St home in Echuca on May 26, 2012.
She has pleaded not guilty, claiming defensive homicide due to attempted rape.
Kerr is being represented by defence attorney Philip Skehan, while the Crown prosecutor is Peter Rose.
A black police tanker pointed automatic weapons at a Shepparton rental house in Hayes St yesterday afternoon, as police tried to get an alleged offender to surrender who they believed was at the premises.
The Yarrawonga Mulwala Cricket Club has hosted the first ever ACA Masters contest at the Stan Hargreaves Oval in Yarrawonga.
Warren Climo has recently taken on a new role for Bega Cheese Limited as the general manager of supplier services and milk supply, which incorporates the Bega Cheese and Tatura Milk Industries teams.
LILY O’Connell is dedicated to her art, it is her life.
A GROUP of Rochester Secondary College students visited Bendigo last week to donate blood for the first time.
Bowls Club hosts 49th Victorian Country Masters Pairs
The Oriential Weatherloach has infested the Goulburn River.
The largest ever Strawberry Fields crowd turned out to enjoy the event on the Murray River at Tocumwal at the weekend.
AFTER the hottest October in Victoria since records began in the 1850s, it will come as little surprise that rainfall across the district was unusually low.
Sunny skies, music and a great time — that was what the biggest crowd in the Strawberry Fields Festival’s history enjoyed on the weekend.
‘Peppinella’ development bigger than first planned
Seven bridges along the Goulburn Valley Highway will be strengthened to allow larger, high productivity vehicles to use them.
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