Poura's Case To Be Viewed Again
Convicted killer Teina Poura, found guilt in 1994 of taking
part in the murder of Manukau woman Susan Burdett, is to
have his case considered again.
Poura's part in the
killing of Susan Burdett came under the spotlight during the
trial of convicted serial rapist Malcolm Rewa. Rewa was
found to have raped Ms Burdett on the evening of her brutal
Poura's arrest followed his confession for being an
accomplice with other unnamed Mongrel Mob members. Poura
later retracted the confession.
Questions targeted Poura's
guilt or innocence in the Burdett killing, after the jury
int the Rewa serial rapist trial heard how Rewa was a "lone
stalker" - his M.O was to act
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