Convicted sex offender killed in crash

SARAH-JANE O'CONNOR
Last updated 05:00 15/03/2014

Relevant offers

Crime

Police inquiry into attempted child abduction in East Auckland Alleged town lockdown robber said to have fueled two-week spree with $1500 of stolen petrol Police constable showered in plastic and washing powder during arrest Violent offender connected to Taranaki's 'criminal underbelly' set for release after appeal Not guilty verdict in hammer assault trial Alexandra police investigating reported harassment of 90-year-old woman Robert Peter Leslie Kelly jailed for injuries to 5-month-old baby son Killer hit-and-run driver Broc Kawhena sentenced to four years in jail Steroid side-effects lead bodybuilders to black market prescription drugs Drug-addicted arsonist and burglar jailed

A motorcyclist killed after hitting a bridge in North Canterbury has been identified as a convicted rapist.

Donald Clifford McMillan, 53, of Rangiora died after hitting the side of the Glentui Bridge near Oxford.

A passerby called emergency services after coming across the crash on Ashley Gorge Rd about 9.15pm on March 6.

It appeared McMillan failed to negotiate a bend and struck the side of the bridge while riding his Harley Davidson. He died at the scene.

There is a police investigation into the circumstances of the crash. There were no other vehicles involved.

McMillan was jailed in 1998 for raping at knifepoint a prostitute who was nearly six months pregnant.

Then aged 38, McMillan was told he was at risk of preventive detention if he offended again.

McMillan had previously been deported from Australia because of his criminal convictions, included indecent assault.

Ad Feedback

- The Press

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content