Jimmy Peter Akuhata
A Northland man who murdered the mother of his two children by drowning her in a stream will spend at least 15 years in jail.
Jimmy Peter Akuhata, 32, previously pleaded guilty to murdering 21-year-old Ashlee Louise Anne Edwards, on July 27, 2012, and appeared for sentence in the High Court at Whangarei today.
Justice Rebecca Ellis sentenced Akuhata to a term of life imprisonment with a non-parole period of 15 years.
OFFENCES / CONVICTIONS
|Event Date||Event||Court Location||Offence Type||Offence Date||Committed While||Sentence Imposed|
|20-05-2015||Sentencing||High Court Whangarei||Murder||27-07-2012||Life Imprisonment||▼|