Tag: assault

Riccarton tourist carjacking

April 12, 2017 | By More
Riccarton tourist carjacking

District Court sentencing for 17-year-old Rahiri Tai, of Flaxton, who has admitted a drunken attack on two tourists visiting from Europe, in which he robbed them of their rental car as they arrived at a Riccarton Road motel early on January 9, 2017. Tai crashed the car at the Sockburn round-about a few minutes after […]

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Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

March 30, 2017 | By More
Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

A High Court jury has found Troy Kevin Taylor guilty of the murder and assault of 14-month old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes in July 2015.

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Murder accused denies ever striking toddler

March 28, 2017 | By More
Murder accused denies ever striking toddler

Troy Kevin Taylor has told the jury at his murder trial that his repeated concussion injuries never caused him to lose control or strike the baby he is accused of assaulting and killing.

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Toddler died from ‘multiple blunt force injuries’, trial told

March 27, 2017 | By More
Toddler died from ‘multiple blunt force injuries’, trial told

Injuries to the jaw of 14-month-old Ihaka Stokes the day before his death were not consistent with a fall while he was in his cot, a doctor told the sixth day of the murder trial of Troy Kevin Taylor.

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Home detention for Riccarton bus lounge violence

March 24, 2017 | By More
Home detention for Riccarton bus lounge violence

Home detention has been imposed for a five-on-one gang attack in the Riccarton bus lounge.

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Jury shown footage of distraught murder accused

March 23, 2017 | By More
Jury shown footage of distraught murder accused

Troy Taylor murder trial, Day Four: A jury has watched minutes of footage of a distraught Troy Kevin Taylor when he was left alone in a police interview room after being interviewed about the death of toddler Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes in July 2015.

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Offender’s violence a mystery at sentencing

March 22, 2017 | By More
Offender’s violence a mystery at sentencing

A second strike offender faces serving all of an eight-year six-month jail term imposed for a string of violent incidents that left his victims cut and bruised.

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Resuscitation attempts could have caused some injuries, trial told

March 22, 2017 | By More
Resuscitation attempts could have caused some injuries, trial told

Troy Kevin Taylor murder trial, day three: Some of the 59 injuries noted on 14-month-old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes could have been caused by the efforts to resuscitate him, a doctor acknowledged on the third day of the trial of Troy Kevin Taylor who is charged with his murder.

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Man ‘lost it’ and fatally injured toddler, Crown says

March 20, 2017 | By More
Man ‘lost it’ and fatally injured toddler, Crown says

The Crown alleges Troy Kevin Taylor “lost it” and caused the injuries that led to the death of the 14-month-old son of his partner in July 2015.

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Mob member admits police assault

March 9, 2017 | By More
Mob member admits police assault

A Mongrel Mob member has admitted punching a policeman three times, and breaking his glasses, in an incident during a traffic stop Cheviot, North Canterbury, in March last year.

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