Two people accused of taking part in an Adelaide home invasion with fugitive Rodney Clavell, who later shot himself during a siege, have faced court.
A man and a woman have appeared in court accused of taking part in an Adelaide home invasion with fugitive Rodney Clavell, who later shot himself during a siege.
Dean Peter Lyme, 43, and Evonne Gae Penrose, 42, appeared via video link from custody in the Adelaide magistrates court on Tuesday.
They are charged with one count each of aggravated theft using force, after allegedly robbing an Elizabeth Park woman in late May while she was held at gunpoint by Clavell.
Penrose and Lyme were arrested in Mount Isa in June and extradited from Queensland following joint inquiries by Queensland and South Australian police.
A suppression order on their names was lifted last month.
Clavell, a 46-year-old former prison guard with a long criminal history, shot himself dead after a 13-hour siege in an Adelaide inner-city brothel on June 6.
On May 20, a warrant was issued for his arrest over firearm matters.
After his death, police said while Clavell was on the run he was suspected of involvement in a number of offences.
Penrose and Lyme were due to answer their charges on Tuesday but defence lawyers for the pair requested more time to confer with their clients, saying they’d had limited communications.
Penrose is also facing a separate commonwealth charge of importing or exporting a marketable quantity of a controlled precursor.
She had been moved to a high-security prison unit which did not allow visitors for a period shortly before her court appearance, her lawyer said.
The case will return to court on October 23.
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