Australia Duo accused of murdering Victoria mother

20:36  09 january  2017
20:36  09 january  2017 Source:   MSN

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Supplied image obtained Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, of Samantha Kelly, 39 © AAP Image/Victoria Police Supplied image obtained Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, of Samantha Kelly, 39 Two people accused of bludgeoning their housemate to death in regional Victoria, are due in court.

Christine Lyons and Ronald Lyons are expected to appear in the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Tuesday charged with the 2016 murder of their Kangaroo Flat housemate Samantha Kelly.

The pair face a week-long committal hearing that began on Monday, which will determine if they should stand trial for Ms Kelly's murder.

The 39-year-old mother of four went missing on January 20, 2016 and her body was found in a creek three weeks later.

Police say she was bludgeoned to death with a hammer.

Ms Kelly was reported missing more than two weeks after she was last seen.

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