Tag: murder

Sumner murder charges

August 18, 2017 | By More
Sumner murder charges

Pre-trial call-over in the High Court at 9.15am for three people charged with the murder of Pierclaudio Raviola, who was found injured in a carpark at Sumner in March, and died in hospital. Those charged are Deborah Jean Tihema, 38, Cyle Robert Jetson, 20, and a 16-year-old boy, Moses Eli Hurrell, whose automatic name suppression […]

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Sainey Marong murder pre-trial call-over

August 4, 2017 | By More
Sainey Marong murder pre-trial call-over

Pre-trial call-over at 9.15am in the High Court where a date may be set for the trial of Sainey Marong, 33, who is charged with the murder of sex worker Renee Larissa Duckmanton, 22, whose body was found at the scene of a scrub fire on Main Rakaia Road, north of Rakaia, on May 15, […]

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Bashing murder trial date set

July 14, 2017 | By More
Bashing murder trial date set

September 25 has been set for the start of a two-week murder trial for Peter John Carroll, accused of bashing Marcus Luke Tucker to death.

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March date for Christmas day murder trial

July 14, 2017 | By More
March date for Christmas day murder trial

A murder trial for a 22-year-old Christchurch woman charged with stabbing a man to death on Christmas Day has been set for March 2018.

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Partner killed over ‘trust issues’

July 11, 2017 | By More
Partner killed over ‘trust issues’

A 22-year-old mother-of-three assaulted and then strangled her short-term partner with a computer cord over what she said were “trust issues”, the High Court was told when she admitted manslaughter today.

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Prison officer bashed by teen murder accused

June 16, 2017 | By More
Prison officer bashed by teen murder accused

While on remand in custody for murder, an 18-year-old punched a prison officer twice in the head in an incident at the Christchurch Men’s Prison.

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Meth dealer had used pistol for threats

June 14, 2017 | By More
Meth dealer had used pistol for threats

A drug dealer who already has a murder conviction in Australia admitted to police that he had used a pistol to threaten people, after his arrest in Christchurch for meth dealing.

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17-year non-parole term for father-figure who ‘snapped’

June 9, 2017 | By More
17-year non-parole term for father-figure who ‘snapped’

Troy Kevin Taylor, who “snapped from frustration” and caused fatal injuries to a toddler, has been jailed for life with a non-parole term of 17 years.

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Troy Taylor murder sentencing

June 9, 2017 | By More
Troy Taylor murder sentencing

10am sentencing in the High Court at Christchurch for Troy Kevin Taylor, 24, of Redwood, who was found guilty of murdering 14-month-old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes, his partner’s child, at the end of a nine-day trial before Justice Cameron Mander a jury.

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Life parolee admits absconding

May 29, 2017 | By More
Life parolee admits absconding

A man on life parole for the murder of an 11-year-old admitted taking off his electronic bracelet and leaving his parole address at Odyssey House.

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