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Roxanne Louie murder trial moves toward preliminary hearing

The preliminary hearing for two people accused in the murder of Roxanne Louie is expected to take between four to six weeks.
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June 25, 2015 - 4:32 PM

PENTICTON - The preliminary hearing for two people accused in murder of Roxanne Louie is expected to take between four to six weeks.

Grace Elinor Robotti, 66, is accused of second degree murder in the death of the 26-year-old on January 3, 2015. Pier Louis Robotti, 62, is accused of interference with a dead body and being an accessory after the fact to murder. Louie's body was dumped in the Chute Lake area above Naramata.

Defence lawyers James Pennington and Robert Maxwell were in Penction court today, June 25, discussing the scheduling for a preliminary hearing with Crown prosecutor Iain Currie.

The accused, who were granted bail March 3, were not present in court.

Both sides will be back in court next week to schedule courtime for the joint preliminary hearing.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at sarstad@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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