John Grant Cuthers
John Grant Cuthers, 29, and Andrew Parry Nicholson, 25, were convicted of murder in November 2013 after a seven day trial in the High Court at Auckland.
They were sentenced today by Justice Graham Lang to life sentences with a 17-year non-parole period for Nicholson and a 13-year non parole period for Cuthers.
McMurdo was found dead by his 12-year-old daughter at his rural home, 10km south of Helensville on July 29, 2011, but it was believed he died on the morning of July 27 - his daughter's birthday.
Read Stuff story here: Pair jailed for murder
OFFENCES / CONVICTIONS
|Event Date||Event||Court Location||Offence Type||Offence Date||Committed While||Sentence Imposed|
|22-08-2016||Appeal hearing||Supreme Court (Wellington)||Murder||27-07-2011||Life Imprisonment||▼|