The jury trial of three men accused of murdering Hamilton man Brent Paul Brown has begun.
Brent Paul Brown.
Mr Brown, 45, was found dead at his Poaka Ave home on August 31 in 2016 after he was allegedly bashed to death with a blunt instrument.
Lance Tangiriki Bush, 46, his son Lance Arvi Jackson Bush, 27, and Daniel Tai Houia, 47, have all pleaded not guilty to killing Mr Brown.
They are also accused of the aggravated robbery of Mr Brown's Ford Fairmont car that's still missing.
The jury will begin hearing evidence on Wednesday in the five-week trial presided over by Justice Rebecca Edwards.