Murder accused remanded in custody

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Murder victim Robyn Prole. Photo / Supplied
Murder victim Robyn Prole. Photo / Supplied

The Tauranga builder accused of murdering his wife made a brief appearance in the High Court at Rotorua today.

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

Prole, who has not yet entered a plea, was remanded in custody until his next callover on March 14, to enable a psychiatric report to be completed.

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