Australia Ristevski committal decision due in Vic

23:16  01 august  2018
23:16  01 august  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Magistrate Suzanne Cameron is due to deliver her committal decision on Thursday. Dozens of witnesses testified during the hearing, including the couple's daughter Sarah Ristevski , who Related Articles. Medical evidence in Vic mum murder case. Mineshaft killer back in Vic Supreme Court.

But their daughter Sarah Ristevski said her parents rarely fought and her father was "never" aggressive to her mother. Magistrate Suzanne Cameron will deliver her committal decision on August 2.

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Accused Melbourne wife-killer Borce Ristevski is set to find out whether he will stand trial charged with murdering his wife Karen Ristevski.

Ristevski, 54, allegedly killed his dress shop-owner wife, 47, at their Avondale Heights home on June 29, 2016 before dumping her body in the bush.

Over almost two weeks in July, Ristevski faced a high-profile committal hearing in Melbourne Magistrates Court to determine whether he goes to trial charged with murder.

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A number of police officers are scheduled to give evidence at the high-profile committal hearing for accused wife-killer Borce Ristevski in Melbourne. Four police officers are due to speak at the hearing on Thursday.

Magistrate Suzanne Cameron is due to deliver her committal decision on Thursday.

Dozens of witnesses testified during the hearing, including the couple's daughter Sarah Ristevski, who said her father was "never" aggressive towards her mother.

After his wife vanished, Ristevski claimed she had gone for a walk to clear her mind and never returned.

A March 6, 2017 file photo of Borce Ristevski (centre left), husband of Karen Ristevski, attending the funeral of his wife Karen Ristevski at St Johns Uniting Church in Essendon, Melbourne. Borce Ristevski has been charged with murdering his wife Karen Ristevski, whose body was found in Victorian bushland after she went missing in 2016, Wednesday, December 13, 2017. © Joe Castro A March 6, 2017 file photo of Borce Ristevski (centre left), husband of Karen Ristevski, attending the funeral of his wife Karen Ristevski at St Johns Uniting Church in Essendon, Melbourne. Borce Ristevski has been charged with murdering his wife Karen Ristevski, whose body was found in Victorian bushland after she went missing in 2016, Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Eight months later, Ms Ristevski's skeletal remains were found between two logs at Macedon Regional Parkin by two horticulturalists who had noticed a strange smell.

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  Ristevskis mired in $1m debt mountain, police accountant tells court Borce and Karen Ristevski were in financial strife and their clothing store owed more than $300,000 at the time she went missing, a committal hearing heard.Borce and Karen Ristevski were in financial strife and their clothing store owed more than $300,000 at the time she went missing, a court has heard.

Vic magistrate ponders Ristevski evidence. A magistrate will decide whether Borce Ristevski goes to trial charged with his wife's murder, following a high-profile committal hearing in Melbourne. News.

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Ristevski, who was a pallbearer at his wife's funeral, was later charged with murder after a police investigation that involved phone taps, listening devices and CCTV footage analysis.

The court heard Ms Ristevski's fashion store Bella Bleu was struggling financially at the time she vanished and she and her husband would occasionally argue over money.

Ristevski's lawyers say the murder charge should be abandoned because even if a jury were to find he killed her, there is no evidence of "murderous intent".

Although they do concede there is enough evidence for a manslaughter trial.

Prosecutors want a murder trial and say Ristevski's deceitful behaviour after the alleged killing gives rise to the required intent, including hiding the body and lying to police and family.

"This isn't just an accidental killing,' prosecutor Matt Fisher said in closing submissions.

Ristevski murder trial set down for March .
Borce Ristevski will face a trial of up to five weeks over the alleged murder of his wife Karen in Melbourne.Ristevski, 54, is accused of murdering 47-year-old Karen Ristevski at their Avondale Heights home on June 29, 2016 before dumping her body in bushland.

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