Joanne Wang’s Killer Gets 12 Years – Updated

The brutal killer of young mother, Joanne Wang, murdered in front of her eight year old son at the Manukau Westfield shopping centre, has today received a ‘life’ sentence with a minimum parole period of 12 years. Christopher Shadrock, 23, was found guilty of murdering Mrs Wang in June 2008, five other people – Maka Tuikolovatu,…

Bystander Shot On Motorway Following Handbag Theft

(from a lost post by Luthien) Source: NZ HeraldA vehicle was stolen in West Auckland earlier today and used in a handbag snatch that went fatally wrong. Following a high speed pursuit on Auckland’s North Western Motorway involving the ArmedOffenders Squad a member of the public was was shot dead and another injured. At this…