Jason Palmer, Inquiry To Be Held

A number of times we’ve blogged about the death of corrections officer Jason Palmer, who died in May 2010 after he was punched by an inmate at Springhill prison in the Waikato, New Zealand. The prisoner, Latu Kepa, was alleged to have been a member of the Killer Beez gang. Kepa  later pleaded guilty to…

Jason Palmer’s Killer Named

Latu Kepu, 21, the prisoner who killed prison officer Jason Palmer had had his name suppression lifted but he won’t be facing a murder charge. Jason’s mother Ada is said to be furious that Kepu has been charged with manslaughter, she’s vowed to write to John Key and call for changes in prison procedures to…