Media find Davina Murray guilty

Various media, including the New Zealand Herald, TV3 and NewstalkZB, wrongly found Auckland lawyer Davina Murray guilty of smuggling items into convicted rapist and murderer Liam Reid in prison.

On Tuesday morning the Herald’s news website reported Ms Murray – who has been defending charges at a week-long judge-alone district court trial – had been found guilty.

In fact, her trial was not yet over, no decision had been reached and when it concluded on Tuesday Judge Russell Collins reserved his decision until August.


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