Parker – Hulme Murder Case, 1954

Resources relating to the Parker-Hulme Murder case, Christchurch 1954.

Pauline Parker, 16, and Juliet Hulme, 15, were found guilty of killing Pauline’s mother Honora Mary Parker with a brick in a sock. The murder took place on 22 June 1954. The jury rejected a plea by the defence that the girls were not guilty on the grounds of insanity.