Woman accused of Petone stabbing remanded in custody

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The woman accused of fatally stabbing a Hutt Valley man has made a brief appearance in court today.

Jessica Lee Keefe, 29, has been charged with murdering 30-year-old Sean Verma who was allegedly stabbed in his chest about 10.30pm on Tuesday at his Petone flat.

Keefe briefly appeared in Lower Hutt District Court this morning dressed in a blue boiler suit, and wiped tears from her face throughout her appearance.

She was remanded in custody for a bail application hearing tomorrow.

- APNZ

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