A jury has returned a rapid verdict to find Franchesca Kororia Borell guilty of the Christmas Day murder of her partner Hardeep Singh during a domestic row.
A professor of mechanic engineering says it was “feasible” for Hardeep Singh’s fatal wound to have been inflicted by a stabbing, but a wound from a knife being thrown as “less likely”.
Franchesca Kororia Borell has admitted the manslaughter of her partner during a Christmas Day argument but the Crown says her actions amounted to murder and her trial is going ahead.
Robbery of an elderly man for a car was behind the killing of Pierclaudio Raviola who was found injured in a Sumner carpark in March 2017.
The trial of two people charged with murdering Pierclaudio Raviola, who was found injured in a Sumner carpark in March 2017, has been delayed again.
A two-week manslaughter trial is set to begin on July 8 over a fatal crash in Russley Road, Christchurch, in January.
Seven years after his jailing for a one-punch manslaughter in a Dunedin McDonalds, Matthew Bryce Larson has been imprisoned again for a head-kick after an argument at a Christchurch bar.
A teenager has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for his role in the death of a man who was found injured in a Sumner carpark in March 2017 and later died in hospital.
A judge ruled out home detention for a 31-year-old driver with a previous manslaughter conviction, who has now got into a dangerous high speed chase and crashed into a dog park fence.
A 26-year-old Christchurch man has been charged with manslaughter over a fatal crash in Russley on January 2.