New sex trial ordered
The trial of a 21-year-old chef accused of sexually violating a Timaru woman has been aborted.
Daniel Michael Hogg appeared in the Timaru District Court yesterday on the second day of his trial on a charge of sexual violation by unlawful sexual connection alleged to have occurred on June 21, 2011.
After discussions in chambers, Judge Joanna Maze discharged the jury and ordered a new trial for May 10.
The Timaru Herald