James Graham Body made his partner cook him a meal, made her watch him eat it, and then smashed the plate in front of her when he was finished.
A jury has rejected a Loburn man’s claim that the shotgun blast that felled his ex-partner was an accident.
Loburn man Luke Adam Nickless is adamant that he phoned 111 after he says a shotgun went off accidentally in his hands, shooting his ex-partner in the leg.
Soon after shooting his ex-partner in the leg with a shotgun, a Loburn man told both his neighbour and a police constable: “I didn’t know the gun was loaded.”
A woman says she pleaded for her life after her ex-partner shot her in the leg at close range with a pump action shotgun in front of her two children.
A series of bail breaches has led to hip-hop and rap artist Scribe being remanded in custody for the next month.
A man threatened to rip off a woman’s face with a power grinder he had plugged in in her bedroom during nine nightmare days of domestic violence, the Christchurch District Court was told.
Police allege a woman was strangled and bashed with a frying pan in a domestic assault which has led to a man being refused bail in a hearing at the Christchurch District Court.
The family of manslaughter victim Corey James Protos was praised for their “dignity and restraint” as they faced the sentencing of the woman who strangled him to death in a domestic violence incident.
Even a brutal broomstick bashing by another prisoner has not been the incentive that Michael Scott Holdem needed to stop his criminal offending.