Tag: stabbing

Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

July 13, 2018 | By More
Vest saved prison officer in attack by inmates

After a fracas with inmates at Christchurch Men’s Prison, a prison officer found a series of puncture wounds in the stab resistant body armour he was wearing.

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Dog stabbed after ‘joke’ went sour

May 3, 2018 | By More
Dog stabbed after ‘joke’ went sour

An elderly Jack Russell terrier named Skipper was stabbed in the neck after a “joking” discussion about whether his age and health meant he should be euthanised.

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Not guilty plea on Avonhead murder charge

October 27, 2017 | By More
Not guilty plea on Avonhead murder charge

An 19-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to the murder of the mother of a three-year-old at a party in Avonhead in August.

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Woman thought she had ‘killed someone’

August 29, 2017 | By More
Woman thought she had ‘killed someone’

A woman fled a Linwood Park after stabbing a man in the neck in an argument over tobacco, and told some people she met that she thought she had killed someone.

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Custody remand for Avonhead murder accused

August 8, 2017 | By More
Custody remand for Avonhead murder accused

Name suppression was granted to an 18-year-old woman charged with the murder of Alicia Nathan at an unsual closed-court sitting in Christchurch.

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Gang trial accused was ‘shocked by violence’

July 18, 2017 | By More
Gang trial accused was ‘shocked by violence’

A man who went with Bandidos gang associates to the scene of a multiple stabbing had been “shocked and surprised” when the bloody violence erupted, the defence said at the trial of two Christchurch men.

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Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

July 17, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed in neck with broken bottle

A woman has admitted stabbing a man in the neck with a broken glass bottle, causing four wounds that missed his jugular vein by 1mm.

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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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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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Man stabbed dog who attacked him

April 5, 2017 | By More
Man stabbed dog who attacked him

A man who stabbed a dog that had leapt out of a car and bit him, has been ordered to pay the veterinarian’s bill for the emergency operation the dog needed.

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