Tag: Lake Ellesmere

Skipper of grounded trawler faces charges

February 8, 2018 | By More
Skipper of grounded trawler faces charges

The skipper of the fishing boat The Lady Sarah that ran aground off Lake Ellesmere in December 2016 has been charged with failing to keep a proper look-out and a breach of work safety regulations.

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Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

November 2, 2017 | By More
Applause as Marcus Tucker’s killer jailed for life

For smashing Marcus Luke Tucker to death with a metal steering lock and then burning his body, Peter John Carroll will serve at least 17 years of a life imprisonment term.

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Man tells jury of burning of body

September 28, 2017 | By More
Man tells jury of burning of body

A man has told of hearing “the glugging of the petrol” in the dark near Lake Ellesmere before the carpet-wrapped body of Marcus Luke Tucker was set alight.

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Mistaken identity behind murder, Crown alleges

September 25, 2017 | By More
Mistaken identity behind murder, Crown alleges

The murder of Marcus Luke Tucker was a case of mistaken identity, the Crown alleged at the start of the trial of Peter John Carroll in the High Court at Christchurch.

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