A South Canterbury father has been ordered to do a parenting course as part of his sentence after his attempts to quieten a crying baby left bruises on the mouth and cheeks.
Babysitter Shayal Upashna Sami has been jailed for five years for the manslaughter of a toddler in her care.
10am sentencing in the High Court for Shayal Upashna Sami, 21, who was convicted on November 13, 2017, at the end of an 11 day…
A 21-year-old woman has been found guilty of manslaughter over the death of a toddler in her care, on the 11th day of a trial in the High Court at Christchurch.
The possibility of a child’s head injuries being caused by being bashed against the hard surface of kitchen tiles has been considered in the trial of a Christchurch babysitter charged with murder.
Evidence from experts will be at the forefront as jurors consider their verdict in about a fortnight in the trial of a babysitter accused of fatally injuring a one-year-old. [Updated report]
The High Court trial of a 19-year-old charged with the murder of a Christchurch baby has been set to begin on February 7.