Murder accused going to trial

By Amy McGillivray


The Tauranga builder accused of murdering his wife has been committed to a trial in the Rotorua High Court.

Rex Prole, 64, is charged with the murder of 57-year-old Robyn Prole, whose body was found lying near the entrance to her home in Bell St, Judea on July 20 this year.

A post committal conference was held at the Tauranga District Court today and a date was set for his first appearance in the Rotorua Hight Court.

Mr Prole will appear for a trial call-over on December 13.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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