27 Mar 2015

Checkpoint Top Stories for Friday 27 March 2015

From Checkpoint, 5:00 pm on 27 March 2015

Police failed prisoner who bashed his head 100 times, Lawyer says police failings will continue, Shalvin Prasad's killers are found guilty of murder, Key cans by-election spend-up, Andreas Lubitz appears to have committed an act of mass murder, Police find metal wreckage in sea at Catlins, Defence closes case at Lundy trial, Nasas space baloon lifts off in Wanaka and China steps up efforts to make friends in Pacific.