A man charged with the murder of a woman in Merivale last month is also facing charges of sexually violating her and taking her car.
A woman was left with 73 bruises after a three-hour assault by Justin Matthew McAllister that included strangling her unconscious with a rope.
Memo Christchurch offenders: Failing to take your court dates seriously is likely to buy you time in the cells.
An inference could be drawn that Sainey Marong’s murderous plans were related to his unhealthy desire for necrophilia, the Crown said as the 33-year-old faced his sentencing in the High Court.
One of sex offender Brent William Charlton’s treatment sessions had to be stopped when he incorporated the female psychologist into a sadistic fantasy.
Christchurch’s new Justice and Emergency Services Precinct is a “magnificent achievement” says the President of the Court of Appeal, but he hopes the concept will never be repeated.
A businessman who admitted 44 charges is now bankrupt and cannot pay any of the $1.5 million of unpaid tax.
“I hate you and I hope you burn in hell,” a sex abuse victim told former CYFS caregiver Rex Lawrence Wilson before the 64-year-old was jailed for 12 years.
A soon-to-be teen dad has been granted supervision for a Christmas Day burglary that a judge described as “scummy”.
Life is feeling more positive – and golf is providing an outlet – for a teenager who once planned to commit a terrorist style attack in Christchurch.