Tag: grievous bodily harm

Police decide against more serious charge in baby death case

September 21, 2018 | By More
Police decide against more serious charge in baby death case

Police have decided against laying a more serious charge after a baby died a year after an alleged bashing.

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Suppression for Ilam Road murder accused

September 17, 2018 | By More
Suppression for Ilam Road murder accused

Name suppression was granted when a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man’s murder charge was called at the Christchurch District Court, to give time to tell people of his arrest.

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Man ‘just snapped’ before bashing elderly mother

September 12, 2018 | By More
Man ‘just snapped’ before bashing elderly mother

A man “just snapped” before he bashed his 74-year-old mother on the head four or five times with a saucepan and a frying pan.

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Jury convicts man over shotgun blast

September 6, 2018 | By More
Jury convicts man over shotgun blast

A jury has rejected a Loburn man’s claim that the shotgun blast that felled his ex-partner was an accident.

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Loburn man insists he called 111 after shooting

September 5, 2018 | By More
Loburn man insists he called 111 after shooting

Loburn man Luke Adam Nickless is adamant that he phoned 111 after he says a shotgun went off accidentally in his hands, shooting his ex-partner in the leg.

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Shotgun and hammer used in robbery, police allege

June 5, 2018 | By More
Shotgun and hammer used in robbery, police allege

Two men – one of them a sex worker – have been remanded on serious assault and armed robbery charges at the Christchurch District Court.

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Slash attack on ‘spy’ by mental patient

May 17, 2018 | By More
Slash attack on ‘spy’ by mental patient

A 23-year-old woman carried out a slash attack on another woman’s face because she believed she was a Japanese spy who was recording her thoughts.

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Suppression lifts on serious assault accused

May 2, 2018 | By More
Suppression lifts on serious assault accused

Name suppression has lapsed for a teenager charged over a serious assault at a Northcote property in February.

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Years imposed for Mob’s brief prison bashing

April 27, 2018 | By More
Years imposed for Mob’s brief prison bashing

Mongrel Mob members will spend years behind bars for a prison bashing that lasted 38 seconds.

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73 bruises and strangling in 3-hour assault

April 26, 2018 | By More
73 bruises and strangling in 3-hour assault

A woman was left with 73 bruises after a three-hour assault by Justin Matthew McAllister that included strangling her unconscious with a rope.

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