Tag: stabbing

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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Stabbed pet given a ‘voice’ in court

September 7, 2018 | By More
Stabbed pet given a ‘voice’ in court

Duncan McCormack ensured that his Jack Russell Skipper had a voice in court.

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Suppression lifts on Greymouth murder accused

August 21, 2018 | By More
Suppression lifts on Greymouth murder accused

Name suppression has lifted on a 17-year-old charged with the murder of Cyrus Alexis Alupis, who was stabbed to death in Greymouth last month.

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Knife attacker ‘frustrated’ at not killing victim

August 15, 2018 | By More
Knife attacker ‘frustrated’ at not killing victim

A woman who stabbed her partner in the chest told police she was frustrated that her attempt to kill him had failed.

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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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