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Murder trial due to start in Auckland

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 29/05/2016
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A man accused of murdering a young man in Panmure last year is due to stand trial.

Jiaxin Tu, 35, is charged with the murder of Shane Hawe-Wilson, 19, at a Panmure home in July last year.

Mr Hawe-Wilson was allegedly struck on the back of a head with a hammer while he slept.

The trial starts in the High Court in Auckland on Monday.

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