A former partner described the “evil, smirking look” on Paul Dumelow’s face as he told her: “Your children will never see you alive again.”
A 54-year-old Aranui man accused of the murder of a woman in Merivale at the weekend has been granted name suppression at the request of the police, and defence.
A wife said her husband’s attack with a piece of wood destroyed her whole family, and left her with scars for the rest of her life.
A 25-year-old faces serving all of the jail term he gets for an armed dairy raid where the owner and his wife fought back.
“I hate being a victim,” a 16-year-old girl wrote in her powerful victim impact statement two years after being raped twice by Corey David Fowler.
A judge’s attempt to smooth over an ongoing dispute that has led to violence between two women did not end well at a Christchurch District Court sentencing session.