Tag: murder

Guilty verdict in Christmas murder trial

October 16, 2018 | By More
Guilty verdict in Christmas murder trial

A jury has returned a rapid verdict to find Franchesca Kororia Borell guilty of the Christmas Day murder of her partner Hardeep Singh during a domestic row.

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Throwing knife ‘less likely’, murder trial told

October 16, 2018 | By More
Throwing knife ‘less likely’, murder trial told

A professor of mechanic engineering says it was “feasible” for Hardeep Singh’s fatal wound to have been inflicted by a stabbing, but a wound from a knife being thrown as “less likely”.

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Woman admits manslaughter in Christmas Day murder trial

October 9, 2018 | By More
Woman admits manslaughter in Christmas Day murder trial

Franchesca Kororia Borell has admitted the manslaughter of her partner during a Christmas Day argument but the Crown says her actions amounted to murder and her trial is going ahead.

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Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

October 5, 2018 | By More
Suppression lapses for stabbing murder accused

Name suppression has lapsed on a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man accused of the stabbing murder of his ex-partner, who was killed in an incident in Ilam Road on September 15.

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Convicted murderer says he was insane

October 2, 2018 | By More
Convicted murderer says he was insane

Sainey Marong says his murder trial conviction was an injustice as he had untreated diabetes and was insane at the time of sex worker Renee Duckmanton’s murder.

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Murder parolee recalled to prison

October 2, 2018 | By More
Murder parolee recalled to prison

A murder life parolee has been recalled to prison until at least next March for using drugs.

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Youth Court appearance for girl on murder charge

September 27, 2018 | By More
Youth Court appearance for girl on murder charge

A girl who was aged 15 at the time of the killing of Pierclaudio Raviola has been charged with his murder.

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Name suppression lifts on Woodend murder accused

September 21, 2018 | By More
Name suppression lifts on Woodend murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on an 18-year-old who today denied the murder of a man whose body was found at a Woodend property early in July.

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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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Bail granted to teen murder accused

September 13, 2018 | By More
Bail granted to teen murder accused

Electronically monitored bail has been granted to a 17-year-old youth charged with the murder of 41-year-old West Coast man Cyrus Alexis Alupis six weeks ago.

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