DEATH: Police pull Wayne Amey’s body from between two rocks at Mt Korong. Picture: JIM ALDERSEYA STRIPPER has been committed to stand trial over the murder of herformer partner, who was found wedged between boulders at Mount Korong incentral Victoria, having been strangled and stabbed to death.
Deputy chief magistrate Felicity Broughton found there was sufficientevidence for a jury to convict Robyn Lindholm and two men of murderingHawthorn gym owner Wayne Amey.
Ms Lindholm, 41, is accused of organising Mr Amey’s murder over aproperty dispute involving a farm they owned at Bittern, south east ofMelbourne.
She allegedly met with Torsten Trabert, 45, and John Ryan, 37, onDecember 10, 2013, at her Preston apartment and told them what to wearand how to cover their faces when confronting Mr Amey.
Police claimed she then handed the two men a swipe card to enter theunderground car park at Mr Amey’s Hawthorn apartment block.
Mr Trabert and Mr Ryan allegedly attacked Mr Amey with a baseball bat in the car park justafter 11.20pm that night before tying him up with rope, placing himin the boot of a car and driving away.
Mr Amey’s body was found wedged between boulders at a peak on thenorth side of Mount Korong on December 18.
The cause of death was multiple injuries including stab wounds,fractured ribs and neck injuries.
Ms Lindholm, Mr Trabert and Mr Ryan have pleaded not guilty to murdering Mr Amey.A five-day committal hearing at the Melbourne MagistratesCourt this week was told Ms Lindholm had been in a relationship with Mr Ameywhich ended badly. They had been due in court over a property disputeinvolving the Bittern farm the day after Mr Amey had been attacked anddisappeared.
After his arrest, Mr Ryan claimed Ms Lindholm became excited as theylooked for a place to dump the body, and sat on Mr Trabert’s lap.
He said Ms Lindholm later reversed Mr Amey’s red HiLux ute, which theyhad been travelling in, up to the boulders where they eventually leftthe body.
Mr Ryan said he and Mr Trabert pulled Mr Amey’s body from the ute’srear tray and dropped him in a gap between large boulders beforecovering it with sticks and rocks.
Mr Trabert told police that he, Ms Lindholm and Mr Ryan then droveback to Kyneton before parting company.
He and Ms Lindholm later collected a yellow motorcycle and rode to asecluded spot in Kyneton where they had sex before riding back toMelbourne.
When Ms Lindholm was arrested, she denied any involvement in themurder, denied any suggestion she wanted to kill Mr Amey and deniedever travelling to Mount Korong.
Cindy Devine, a girlfriend of Mr Amey’s, told the court Ms Lindholmhad threatened to go to a nursing home to slit the throat of Mr Amey’smother and had also warned him she would burn down his gym and makesure his son was inside.
Ms Broughton ordered Ms Lindholm, Mr Trabert and Mr Ryan appear in theSupreme Court for a directions hearing on August 29.
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