Sentenced to 10 years in July 2007 with a non-parole period of 5 years
Reduced on appeal to just 8 years with a non-parole period of 4 years
Eligible for possible release July 2011
NZ Herald story here
We would like to especially commend Justice John Priestly for the wisdom of his sentencing in this matter and his comments on this case;
"I believe the problem of domestic violence in New Zealand leading to the death of a vulnerable or protected partner now requires a stern start point"
"Fifty years ago most New Zealanders would regard a man who hit a woman with closed fists as a despicable coward," he said. "And kicking people, particularly when they were down on the ground, was also regarded as cowardly. "Your uncontrolled and drunken anger that night has ended the life of a woman well before her time and has deprived your six children of their mother."
Date of Birth
1978 (D.O.B. is approximate)
2016 - New offence - injuring with intent to injure
Additional Photos & Files
Associated Media Links Woman died at hands of the man who `loved' her
Joseph Kengike Sentencing Notes
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