A former Hawke’s Bay ambulance officer has admitted five more charges of sexual violation and sexual assault. Name suppression for Christopher King was lifted this morning in Napier District Court following his guilty pleas. He admitted the offending against two girls took place between 2002 and 2008, when he was working as a mechanic. Judge Geoff Rea suppressed the identities of the victims and any information that may identify them. Last month Christopher King was found guilty on eight charges against four women, including stupefying, sexually violating and making intimate visual recordings of a 15-year-old girl while transporting her in an ambulance. He will be sentenced next week.
The Crown and defence have made their closing addresses in the trial of a Hawke’s Bay ambulance officer accused of sexually assaulting four women and girls in the vehicle. Christopher King is accused of eight sex charges committed between 2010 and 2013, including allegations that he sexually violated and made intimate visual recordings of a 15-year-old girl while transporting her in the St John ambulance to hospital.