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Three Taranaki police officers have pleaded not guilty to manslaughter at the High Court in New Plymouth this morning.
The charges relate to the death of a 55-year-old man while in custody at the… Audio
The South Taranaki town of Hawera is in a state of shock today after three of its police officers were charged with manslaughter over the death of a man in custody in June last year.
The officers -… Audio
Simon Walker was today sentenced to seven years in jail after pleading guilty to the kidnapping and manslaughter of 26-year old Mitchell Paterson in July last year. Video, Audio
Marion "Suge" Knight faces a 28-year prison sentence after pleading no contest to a voluntary manslaughter charge over a hit-and-run incident.
Terri Friesen was sentenced to six months' supervision when she pleaded guilty to killing her baby daughter 30 years ago. But her conviction was quashed today after her ex-partner and the baby's… Audio
The Crown says Carlos Pula took his anger out on an innocent man and killed him with a single punch. But Mr Pula's lawyers say it was dark and there's doubt over who threw the fatal punch. Audio
Gustav Otto Sanft was sentenced to four years and four months in prison today for manslaughter after he fatally shot his young daughter. Audio
An Israeli soldier has been found guilty of manslaughter after video footage showed him shooting dead a wounded Palestinian man who was lying on the ground. Audio
Cindy Taylor has been sentenced to 13 years and three months in prison for the manslaughter of her mother Ena Dung, who weighed just 29kgs at the time of her death. Audio
A woman accused of letting her mother starve to death in her own waste left her for up to 10 days, the Crown says. Audio
Cindy Taylor is accused of manslaughter of her elderly mother who starved to death, but she told the court she did the best job she could in caring for her. Edward Gay reports. Audio
A second appeal has been lodged against the sentences handed down to the killers of three-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri.
A Wellington woman has been found not guilty of murdering her mother's partner. Tiana Barns was at the High Court. Audio
A coroner's inquest has heard a man who accidentally ran over his wife and killed her, had an affair just months before, and was back on a dating sight only two weeks after her death. Audio
A man who killed another man with a single punch has been sentenced to 11 months home detention in the High Court in Wellington today. Audio
The lawyer for the boy who stabbed and killed Arun Kumar says Child, Youth and Family should've taken him off his drug using mother. Audio
The lawyer for the boy who stabbed and killed dairy owner Arun Kumar says Child, Youth and Family should have taken him away from his drug-using mother. Audio
A witness who says he was with two boys accused of carrying out a fatal raid on a dairy has denied acting as a look-out. Audio