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.
Name suppression was granted when a 52-year-old Upper Riccarton man’s murder charge was called at the Christchurch District Court, to give time to tell people of his arrest.
A man “just snapped” before he bashed his 74-year-old mother on the head four or five times with a saucepan and a frying pan.
A jury has rejected a Loburn man’s claim that the shotgun blast that felled his ex-partner was an accident.