Another murder-mystery in Nelson?
Posted by te2ataria on August 4, 2016
sent by a reader in Richmond
‘Unexplained death in Nelson’
Another “unexplained death”, a police term for “*uck knows who killed him”, has been reported in Nelson.
Tasman Police said the unexplained death occurred on Queen Elizabeth II Drive in Nelson.
A man’s body, age and nationality undisclosed, was found on a boat moored opposite the skate park at about 10.45am Thursday morning. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/unexplained-death-nelson
Man v. Train
Fatal incident at level crossing in Blenheim
Still in Tasman, a fatal incident involving a man and a train at the level crossing on Budge Street in Blenheim has occurred at about 3.15pm.
“Police do not believe there are any suspicious circumstances and the matter will now be referred to the coroner.” [Slam, bam, cased closed!] http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-incident-level-crossing-blenheim
Deadly, or near-fatal police pursuit
Three elderly people nearly killed in ‘poorly planned’ police pursuit
“Three elderly people were needlessly injured in a police pursuit that should have been abandoned earlier, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has found.” [A rare finding, indeed!]
Other News in Drips…
Invercargill man bit flatmate’s ear ‘like a dog’ in bizarre attack
HNZ tenant Melanie Daniels is trying to get water leaks fixed after 2 years
Attack victim partially blinded
Three men have been sentenced to Micky Mouse terms in the Blenheim District Court on Thursdayfor their involvement in a street attack which left a man partially blind after he was kicked and punched on the ground.
Zombie Judge David Ruth told the Blenheim District Court on Thursday the victim had undergone multiple surgeries but had been left with blurred vision that would affect him for the rest of his life.
And then he put his feet and head in it:
Liam Sloan, 23, described as the lead offender who kicked and punched the victim to his head and body, was sentenced to 12 months’ home detention, and must pay the victim $3000.
Connor Kenneth Wyatt, 19, received four months’ home detention, followed by nine months’ supervision.
Wyatt must undertake alcohol and drug counselling and complete a stop violence programme. Wyatt was also sentenced to 80 hours’ community work and must pay the victim $500.
Troy Harry Stephens, 23, received nine months’ supervision, must pay the victim $500 and complete 60 hours’ community work.
Wanaka man charged in cat-shooting incident
A wanker has been charged with ill-treating an animal after a 3-and-a-half-year-old chocolate point siamese called Coco was shot in the Studholme Rd area, receiving a serious injury.
After the shooting, the cat owner Craig Capstick rang neighbours to ask about anyone shooting on their properties, and Michele Capstick said one neighbour admitted he had “shot a cat”. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11687180