27 Oct 2017

Not guilty plea in Christchurch stabbing death

10:57 am on 27 October 2017

A woman has pleaded not guilty to the murder of mother-of-one Alicia Nathan in Christchurch.

Police said Katrina Epiha, 19, stabbed Ms Nathan to death at a party in Avonhead in August.

In the High Court in Christchurch today Ms Epiha denied the murder and opted for a jury trial at a date yet to be decided.

She was remanded in custody.