Man accused of murdering Auckland jogger Jo Pert named

The man accused of murdering Auckland mother-of-two Joanne Pert last month can now be named as Tevita Mafi Filo.

Joanne Marie Pert, 41, a student and mother of two,  was allegedly murdered while running in the Auckland suburb of Remuera on January 7.

Filo, who is Tongan from Mt Roskill, handed himself in to police on the same day.

 

Filo has been remanded in custody to appear again in April.

A four-week trial has been set down for November.

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