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  •   Home > News > National

    An Auckland woman who stabbed her partner to death has been found NOT guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter

    An Auckland woman who stabbed her partner to death has been found NOT guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter


    Karen Ruddelle stabbed Joseph Ngapera twice in the chest.

    She says she was acting in self defence trying to protect herself and her teenage son after years of domestic violence.

    She'll be sentenced in April.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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