Date set for Petone murder trial

00:42, Apr 14 2014
VICTIM: Sio Matalasi.
VICTIM: Sio Matalasi.

A trial date has been confirmed for the two men accused of murdering Petone father-of-two Alonsio Matalasi.

Dillin Pakai, 19, and Shane Pierre Harrison, 43,  appeared in the High Court at Wellington this morning.

They were remanded in custody for a trial due to start on September 8.

Mr Matalasi, 25, was shot dead at Petone on August 22.

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