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Paragraph 4 reads: "Defence lawyer Elissa Watson told Moe Magistrates' Court her client took medication for depression, had suicidal thoughts and might be withdrawing from alcohol."

http://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,12473992%5E2862,00.html

Accused killer sobs

08mar05

A WOMAN charged with the murder of an elderly man in his Wonthaggi home trembled and sobbed in court yesterday.

Mary Rose Curtis, 46, is charged with the murder of Jack Hazeldene, 80.

A friend of Mr Hazeldene found him dead in his home last Saturday.

Defence lawyer Elissa Watson told Moe Magistrates' Court her client took medication for depression, had suicidal thoughts and might be withdrawing from alcohol.

Magistrate Clive Alsop remanded Ms Curtis, of Kirrak St, Wonthaggi, to appear in court on May 24.