A 25-year-old man has been remanded in custody after an alleged bashing at the Calendar Girls nightclub in Christchurch early on Sunday.
For inflicting violent injuries on his baby son, Hayden Anthony Gray has been jailed for 10 years 6 months – longer than the non-parole term for a murder handed down in the Christchurch High Court last week.
Broken bones indicated that infant Carter Hutton would have been shaken so violently by his father, Hayden Anthony Gray, that his arms and legs would have been “whiplashing”, a judge has ruled as he convicted Gray on two charges.
Name suppression has lifted on the fifth person charged in connection with the alleged murder of Shayne Heappey in Christchurch in December, and a tentative trial date has been set for March 2020.
Suppression has lifted for a second man charged with the murder of 25-year-old father Shane George Heappey who was dropped off fatally stabbed at Christchurch Hospital on a night in December.
A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody on a charge of intentionally causing grievous bodily harm in a stabbing incident in Malvern Street at the weekend.
For firing a close-range shotgun blast into his ex-partner’s leg while two children were nearby, a Loburn man has been jailed for 10 years.
A Christchurch father did not seek a jail term for his teenage son who stabbed him five times – and he got his wish.
Name suppression has lapsed on a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man accused of the stabbing murder of his ex-partner, who was killed in an incident in Ilam Road on September 15.
Police have decided against laying a more serious charge after a baby died a year after an alleged bashing.