Cris and Cru Kahui Homicides

Cris and Cru Kahui Homicides

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The deaths of brothers Christopher Arepa and Cru Omeka Kahui (20 March 2006 - 18 June 2006), two New Zealand infants from a M ori family who died in Auckland's Starship Children's Hospital after being admitted with serious head injuries, highlighted the fact that M ori children are more than twice as likely to die as a result of abuse than non-M ori and that New Zealand ranks third highest among OECD nations for child deaths due to maltreatment according to a 2003 UNICEF report.Their family initially refused to cooperate with police in the homicide investigation into the children's deaths. The father, 21-year-old, Christopher Sonny Kahui was charged with their murder. His defence was that the mother did it. After a six week trial, the jury took just one minute to acquit him.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135912518
  • 9786135912517