Borce Ristevski, the man accused of murdering his 47-year-old wife, broke down in tears as his daughter Sarah gave evidence in court on Tuesday, 9News reports.
Sarah Ristevski was 21 when her mother, Karen Ristevski, disappeared from their Avondale Heights home in Melbourne’s west on the morning of June 29, 2016.
According to 9News, the graphic designer told the court, “I didn’t grow up in a household where there were major arguments. My parents didn’t argue a lot”.
BREAKING: Borce Ristevski has showed emotion for the first time during his committal hearing – he broke down as his daughter gave evidence about their family.
— Emily Angwin (@EmilyCAngwin) July 17, 2018
Accused wife killer Borce Ristevski emotional .. wipes away tears as his daughter gives evidence in court at his committal hearing. Sarah Ristevski has described her father as calm and says they were a very close family @3AW693
— Kiara Parker (@Kiara_Parker_) July 17, 2018
She said she had never seen her father, Borce, act aggressively towards her mother.