Tag: murder

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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Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

May 19, 2017 | By More
Marcus Tucker murder trial aborted

The trial of Peter John Carroll for the murder of 36-year-old Marcus Luke Tucker has been aborted after evidence was heard from seven witnesses.

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Murder trial adjourned for the day

May 18, 2017 | By More
Murder trial adjourned for the day

The trial of Peter John Carroll, charged with the April 2016 murder of Marcus Luke Tucker, has been adjourned for the day because of a legal issue.

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Three deny murder charge

April 12, 2017 | By More
Three deny murder charge

Three people have denied the murder of a man who was found injured at Sumner last month, at appearances by video-link in the High Court at Christchurch today.

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Christmas Day murder denied

April 12, 2017 | By More
Christmas Day murder denied

A case review hearing is scheduled in the High Court for Franchesca Kororia Borell, 22, of Cashmere, who is charged with the murder of 25-year-old Hardeep Singh in an alleged stabbing on Christmas Day, 2016. Singh died in hospital two days later. Borell pleaded not guilty to the murder charge at an appearance in the […]

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Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

March 30, 2017 | By More
Guilty verdicts in Taylor murder trial

A High Court jury has found Troy Kevin Taylor guilty of the murder and assault of 14-month old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes in July 2015.

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