27 Sep 2021

Case #024 - The Kahui Twins

From Crimes NZ, 6:00 am on 27 September 2021

It was a case that shocked the nation. The deaths of newborn twin boys, Chris and Cru Kahui in 2006.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 24:  Flowers and toys lie on the grave for twin baby boys Chris and Cru Kahui (Photo by Jeff Brass/Getty Images)

The grave of the baby boys - Chris and Cru Kahui Photo: 2006 Getty Images

The twins' father Chris was charged with their murder, but he was eventually acquitted.

Marie Dyhrberg, lawyer for the twins' mother, Macsyna King, said she was vilified in the media and it wasn't until the coronial inquiry that real light was shed on what happened to the boys.


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