Tag: attempted murder

WINZ shooter to serve at least 27 years

May 27, 2016 | By More
WINZ shooter to serve at least 27 years

Ashburton WINZ double-murderer Russell John Tully has been jailed for 27 years as part of his life jail term – one of the longest sentences imposed in New Zealand.

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Tully called ‘evil’ at murder sentencing

May 27, 2016 | By More
Tully called ‘evil’ at murder sentencing

Ashburton WINZ double-murderer Russell John Tully was called “an evil man” as his sentencing got under way in the High Court at Christchurch today.

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Sentencing date set for Ashburton WINZ shooter

April 28, 2016 | By More
Sentencing date set for Ashburton WINZ shooter

May 27 has been set for the sentencing of Russell John Tully for the murder of two Ashburton WINZ staff and the attempted murder of a third.

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Russell John Tully sentencing delayed

April 11, 2016 | By More
Russell John Tully sentencing delayed

Friday’s sentencing has been delayed for the convicted Ashburton WINZ shooter Russell John Tully.

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Tully murder trial had ‘false start’

March 10, 2016 | By More
Tully murder trial had ‘false start’

Convicted Ashburton WINZ shooter Russell John Tully interrupted proceedings on the first day of his trial and was removed from the court before the jury panel was replaced completely.

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Tully found guilty on five charges

March 9, 2016 | By More
Tully found guilty on five charges

The jury has found find Russell John Tully guilty of five charges relating to the Ashburton WINZ office shootings.

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Tully jury deliberations continue

March 9, 2016 | By More
Tully jury deliberations continue

The jury in the Ashburton WINZ shooting trial was resuming its deliberations about 2pm today, after a morning of repeated courtroom visits. [Updated Report]

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Tully trial jury retires

March 8, 2016 | By More
Tully trial jury retires

The jury in the trial of Russell John Tully, on charges of murder and attempted murder arising from the September 1 shootings in the Ashburton WINZ office, retired to consider its verdicts at 4pm.

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Tully jury told not to consider courtroom restraints

March 8, 2016 | By More
Tully jury told not to consider courtroom restraints

The Russell John Tully trial jury has been told to set aside any views about the defendant being restrained in his chair during the times when he was present in court.

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Doubts in Crown case against Tully, says defence

March 8, 2016 | By More
Doubts in Crown case against Tully, says defence

Points in the Crown case against Russell John Tully “raise doubts and create uncertainties” about his alleged identity as the Ashburton WINZ office gunman, says the defence.

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