17 Dec 2014

Stabbing accused remanded in custody

10:24 pm on 17 December 2014

A man accused of stabbing his former wife to death in a triple stabbing has appeared at the High Court in Auckland today.

Brent Scott

Brent Scott Photo: NZ POLICE

Brent Donavan Scott is charged with murdering 41-year-old Heidi Welman-Scott.

The 45-year-old has been remanded in custody until February next year.

Mr Scott is also charged with attempting to murder his ex-wife's daughter, Taryn Scott and her partner Matija Miletic, both aged 22.

Justice Lang said he hoped the court would be able to schedule a trial date before June.