27 Aug 2020

Live updates: Christchurch mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole

6:30 pm on 27 August 2020

Warning - This story discusses details of the 15 March Christchurch mosque shootings.

Follow all the reaction to today's sentencing of the man responsible for the March 15 Christchurch mosque shootings here.

Australian Brenton Tarrant, 29, has admitted 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one charge of terrorism.

The sentencing of the gunman has been going on for three days at the High Court in Christchurch as 93 victims read their impact statements to the court.

It is the first time a New Zealand court has imposed a no-parole life sentence.

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