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Waipouri murderer sought $6K for evidence

Thu 17 Jul 2008 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback

The convicted murderer of Palmerston North gay man Stanley Waipouri demanded $6,000 from police in return for giving evidence at the trial of his co-accused, the High Court at Palmerston North has heard. Accused: Andre Gilling on the front page of the Manawatu Standard this week As the trial of 18-year-old Andre Gilling continues this week, Detective Jonathan Oram told the court of several attempts to have his co-accused, Ashley Arnopp, sign a statement after he was sentenced in February. The statement would be used as evidence in Gilling's re-trial, reports the Manawatu Standard. Later, during a three-hour interview with police last month, Arnopp said he wanted $6,000 put into his bank account for his story, Detective Oram said. Arnopp was told no payment would be made and he was asked to sign his written statement - which he eventually did. This story continues on the link below.    

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First published: Thursday, 17th July 2008 - 9:33am

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