Emma Walters wanted a firearm because she had to kill ex John Setka ‘to survive’, video played to court shows

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Union leader John Setka’s estranged wife told a private investigator “I have to kill my children’s father to survive, you’re going to help me work out how I do it”, a court has been told.

Emma Walters, 47, who shares two children with Setka, faced Melbourne magistrates court on Tuesday over allegations she threatened to kill the Victorian secretary of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, and tried to get a gun to carry out the murder plot.

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