A woman told a District Court jury today that she was in fear of her life after receiving a telephone call from a friend warning her that her estranged husband was on his way to kill her.
Joanna Moore, 40, of Rockingham said she was at home with her two children when she got the call on the night of August 9 last year.
She was continuing her evidence in the trial of her former husband Adrian Moore, 44, and his 68-year-old father Arthur Harry Moore who are on trial after pleading not guilty to conspiring to wilfully murder Mrs Moore.
Continuing her evidence today Mrs Moore said that she got the shock telephone call from a friend, Tracey Drewett, who lived in Northcliffe.
She was told, "I've got reason to fear for your safety. Adrian is mentally unstable. You are not safe in your house tonight.
"Get your kids and go and stay in a motel or something. I can't believe what Adrian said he was going to do to you.
"He has left our house half an hour ago and he is coming to kill you."
Mrs Moore told the jury that she thanked Ms Drewett for calling her, got off the phone and then left the house with her children to stay with her brother.
The prosecution case is that Adrian Moore and his father plotted together to kill Mrs Moore.
They went down to Northcliffe in August last year to spend the weekend with friends. But the plan was for Adrian Moore to sneak out of the house during the night, ride his motor bike to Rocking ham and kill his wife. He would then return to Northcliffe and his father would act as his alibi.The trial is continuing.
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