A Spreydon man charged with stabbing a dog to death has been refused bail in a hearing at the Christchurch District Court.
With tears and powerful words, a family told of the loss of Alicia Maree Nathan as her young killer was jailed for at least 10 years as part of a murder life sentence.
A 20-year-old woman has admitted the stabbing murder of Alicia Maree Nathan in an attack that began with an argument over music during a party at an Avonhead house.
Nineteen months after he was stabbed, Jack Russell dog Skipper remains wary and his owner feels the attacker’s lack of empathy is “deeply disturbing”.
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.
A judge said because of the underfunding of mental health and drug and alcohol assessments she had no option but to send Joshua Luke Cooper to jail for stabbing a police dog.
Sentencing in the High Court at 2.15pm for Shiu Prasad, 52, who pleaded guilty on November 9 to charges of murdering his wife Keshni Mala…
A judge has ruled out a reduction for “cultural factors” in sentencing gang members for a four-on-one stabbing attack in Christchurch Men’s Prison.
Police allege a Hillmorton Hospital patient was trying to harm himself when he stabbed a woman nurse on Sunday afternoon.