Fathers of three
Posted by te2ataria on January 15, 2016
Killed in police chase, murdered by thugs, murder-mysteries, unexplained deaths, and victims of defective vehicles/roads/workplaces
Australian father of three killed in New Zealand
An Australian man, 52, was killed when he reportedly fell in front of his wife and three children after a canyoning trip with his family near Queenstown on Monday.
He died in front of his three children, aged between 12 and 17 years, and his wife.
Canyoning Queenstown managing director Stefan Crawford blamed the death on “some sort of medical event”.
Feilding father of three killed in motorcycle crash
Feilding father of three Shane John Houghton, 44, was killed after his motorbike hit a power pole on Makino Rd in Feilding just after 10pm on Monday. http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/news/75852971/feilding-father-of-three-killed-in-motorcycle-crash
Father-of-three killed in violent Mt Eden prison: ‘Our dad wasn’t cared for’
A father-of-three was killed after being subjected to violent bullying in the troubled Mt Eden remand prison, devastating his family and striking a final blow to the management of the private facility.
The death of Wayne Hotton while under 24-hour suicide watch is the latest horror story to emerge from the Auckland central remand prison, run by private company Serco on contract to the Department of Corrections.
The company flew out some of its top executives and put them up in Auckland’s five-star Langham Hotel, just up the road from the prison, while they tried to regain control of the violent prison. But this weekend, Serco managing director Paul Mahoney flew back home to Australia after losing the confidence of minister Sam Lotu- Iiga.
Victim pictured with his youngest child.
Dead Oamaru man was father of three
Police aren’t ruling out any possibilities in investigating the death of.
Police found the body of Oamaru man Wayne Ross, 46, at an Arun St group of shops, including a Lego shop and cake shop Kelly’s Cakes.
Gunned-down man was doting dad of three
will never get to see them grow into men after he was gunned down on a suburban street.
Michael James Thompson, 29, was shot in the face at point blank range in the Hamilton suburb of Bader on Friday evening. He was said to be devoted dad of three young boys. The much-loved father should be celebrating his 30th birthday. . The mother of his three children, Dianne Mani, is devastated by the “horrific” scenes that played out two days ago.
Slain father-of-three farewelled
Friends and family have farewelled one of the men slain in a south Auckland pawn shop at the weekend. A bell rang as more than 100 mourners gathered to farewell 47-year-old father of three Paul Matthews at a tangi at Manurewa Marae this morning.
Matthews was killed last Saturday at the Takanini Ezy Cash along with 69-year-old Paul Fanning. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/10306138/Slain-father-of-three-farewelled
Perth father in court after children set on fire
A neighbour has told of having to use a fire extinguisher in his attempts to subdue a 43-year-old father, Edward John Herbertfather, who faces grievous bodily harm charges after allegedly pouring petrol over his three children and setting them alight on Friday night.
“Eddy” made a brief appearance in the Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday charged with a string of serious offences. http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/australia/71573294/Perth-father-in-court-after-children-set-on-fire
Sons worried father missing for three days has had a fall
Dead motorcyclist a father-of-three killed in police chase
A motorcyclist who was killed in a police chase in Christchurch was a young father of three, aged 10 and under.
Tina Wilson wrote on Facebook yesterday that she was “heartbroken” by her brother’s death.
“Still so hard to believe, can’t get my head around this at all… feels like a terrible nightmare,” she wrote.
“The fact is this person was speeding, they were breaking the law,” police said.
Yesterday’s incident was the second fatal police pursuit in the South Island this year after a man was killed on the West Coast when the car he was travelling in slammed into a house in Greymouth. Judd Hall, a 26-year-old from Runanga, was killed in the impact.
Stabbing victim named as father-of-three
The family of the good samaritan fatally stabbed in Auckland were totally devastated by what has happened, police said.
The victim was named today as father-of three Austin Bernard Hemmings, 44, of Devonport. Mr Hemmings worked as a broker manager in IAG House, which is adjacent to the BNZ Towers and backs on to Mills Lane where he was killed.
The father of three teenage children moved with his family from Hamilton to Auckland six months ago.
Missing father-of-three found dead in Whanganui
Whanganui man David Hill has been found dead, after he went missing for almost two weeks.
Mr Hill leaves behind a widow and three children aged 10, six and one.
Police said he was found “within the Whanganui area” but would not say where, and also refused to comment on the circumstances in which he was found, although they said it was not suspicious.
Search parties and helicopters for aerial searches were privately funded by Mr Hill’s family to work alongside police.
Senior Sergeant Lance Kennedy, of Whanganui, said nobody else was being sought in relation to the matter. [And that just about wraps it up!]