Murder accused Mauha Huatahi Fawcett tells of a gang member “whacking” sex worker Mellory Manning with a small axe in his seventh interview with the police investigating the case.
A man who pleaded guilty to two burglaries said he was pressured into supplying the building materials he stole to settle a debt.
Murder accused Mauha Huatahi Fawcett has spoken to the police about feeling “haunted” after the death of sex worker Mellory Manning. [Updated report]
Name suppression has been granted for a 23-year-old charged over a man being stabbed in the neck in Spreydon on Wednesday night.
An open-ended preventive detention jail term may be considered for a 36-year-old Timaru man who used a video recorder and cellphone to document much of his sex offending against six children.
The High Court has lifted name suppression on two men charged with the murder of a man in Rangiora in September, and the trial date has been set for September 15.
A troubled Amberley man has ended up with a six month jail sentence in spite of the best rehabilitation efforts of the community constable he threatened.
A woman who said Mauha Huatahi Fawcett turned up at her house for a shower in the early morning of December 19, 2008 – the morning after the murder of sex worker Mellory Manning – described him as sketchy, on edge, and not himself. [Updated report.]
Helen Elizabeth Milner has been jailed for life with a non-parole term of 17 years for a murder where she poisoned and probably smothered her husband to get his life insurance money. [Full report]
The Crown is asking for a minimum18-year non-parole term as part of Helen Elizabeth Milner’s life prison term for murdering her husband.