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SA man silent to son over wife’s death

By AAP Newswire

A man accused of murdering his wife by drowning her in an Adelaide pond told his son he could not shed any light on her death, a court has heard.

Peter Rex Dansie, 70, is facing a Supreme Court trial over the death of his wife, Helen, in 2017.

The court was on Monday played a covert recording of a conversation in which Dansie told his adult son "I've been told not to comment at all" on his wife's death.