Trial begins for Christchurch toddler’s accused killer

Trial begins for Christchurch toddler's accused killer The High Court trial of the man accused of murdering 15-month-old baby boy Ihaka Stokes is now underway in Christchurch. Ihaka Stokes. Source: 1 NEWS. Troy Kevin Taylor, 22, faces two charges, one for the murder of Ihaka Stokes on July 3 2015, the …


Man ‘lost it’ and fatally injured toddler, Crown says

The Crown alleges Troy Kevin Taylor “lost it” and caused the injuries that led to the death of the 14-month-old son of his partner in July 2015. However, the defence case will be that there were two people in the house on the night of the boy’s death

Trial begins for Christchurch toddler’s accused killer

The trial of Troy Taylor, 23, who is accused of murdering 14-month-old toddler Ihaka Stokes, has begun in the Christchurch High Court. Ihaka suffered 29 injuries in total in July 2015 that were deemed not to have been inflicted accidently. The Crown


Trial of man accused of killing 15-month-old begins today

A jury has been selected in the trial of a man accused of killing 15-month-old Ihaka Stokes in 2015. Fifteen-month-old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes. Photo: Facebook. Troy Kevin Taylor was the partner of the toddler’s mother, Mikala Stokes. Ihaka Stokes

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Troy Taylor ‘lost it’ and fatally injured baby Ihaka Stokes, court hears; Defence blames mother

The jury was told murder-accused Troy Taylor inflicted 59 injuries on the 15-month-oled leading to his death in July 2015. Accused child-killer Troy Taylor has placed the blame for the death of baby Ihaka Stokes squarely with the child’s mother. Taylor

Accused’s concussions led to baby’s death, court told

A jury has heard the effects of repeated concussion injuries led to a man fatally beating a 15-month-old boy. Troy Kevin Taylor is on trial for murder. Photo: RNZ / Conan Young. Troy Kevin Taylor is on trial at the High Court in Christchurch for

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Christchurch man accused of killing baby

A jury has been selected to decide whether the de facto stepfather of a Christchurch infant is guilty of his murder. Troy Kevin Taylor, a 23-year-old roofer, denies murdering 15-month-old Ihaka Paora Braxton Stokes on July 3, 2015. Ihaka was found …

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Trial to begin of alleged killer of baby Ihaka Stokes

The trial of the man accused of beating and killing Christchurch baby Ihaka Stokes begins today. Troy Kevin Taylor, the partner of the baby’s mother, Mikala Stokes, has pleaded not guilty to assaulting the child on July 2, 2015 and murdering him the

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Christchurch infant Ihaka Stokes’ fatal injuries don’t match claims of cot fall, court hears

Christchurch infant Ihaka Stokes was found unconscious on July 3, 2015, and rushed to Christchurch Hospital where he died less than an hour later. Photo / Supplied. Christchurch infant Ihaka Stokes died after suffering dozens of separate head, face

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Defence suggests mother to blame for toddler’s death

The defence lawyer for a man accused of murdering a 15-month-old boy has suggested the boy’s mother is to blame. Troy Kevin Taylor is on trial for murder. Photo: RNZ / Conan Young. Troy Kevin Taylor has pleaded not guilty in the High Court in …

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