Tag: babysitter

Babysitter manslaughter sentencing

December 15, 2017 | By More
Babysitter manslaughter sentencing

10am sentencing in the High Court for Shayal Upashna Sami, 21, who was convicted on November 13, 2017, at the end of an 11 day trial before Justice Rachel Dunningham and a jury, of the manslaughter of Aaliyah Ashlyn Chand, a 1-year-old she was babysitting. The child died of a head injury in January 2015, […]

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Manslaughter verdict on toddler’s death

November 13, 2017 | By More
Manslaughter verdict on toddler’s death

A 21-year-old woman has been found guilty of manslaughter over the death of a toddler in her care, on the 11th day of a trial in the High Court at Christchurch.

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Doctor considers mechanism for toddler’s head injuries

November 2, 2017 | By More
Doctor considers mechanism for toddler’s head injuries

The possibility of a child’s head injuries being caused by being bashed against the hard surface of kitchen tiles has been considered in the trial of a Christchurch babysitter charged with murder.

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Baby’s injuries too severe to be accident, Crown alleges

October 30, 2017 | By More
Baby’s injuries too severe to be accident, Crown alleges

Evidence from experts will be at the forefront as jurors consider their verdict in about a fortnight in the trial of a babysitter accused of fatally injuring a one-year-old. [Updated report]

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February date set for child murder trial

May 13, 2016 | By More
February date set for child murder trial

The High Court trial of a 19-year-old charged with the murder of a Christchurch baby has been set to begin on February 7.

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