Police have arrested and charged a 42-year-old man with murder following a homicide investigation in Onerahi.
Enquiries have been underway since a body was located at a residential address on Thursday afternoon.
The man was due to appear in the Whangārei District Court this afternoon to face the charge.
Police continue to provide support to the victim’s family as they deal with their loss.
‘While matters are now before the Court, Police are still appealing for the public to assist us with our enquiries and we acknowledge those who have already come forward with information,’ said Detective Inspector Bridget Doell, Whangārei CIB.
‘Anyone who has not yet spoken with Police, and has information that may assist our enquiries, can contact us on our 105 phone service, or online using Update My Report, referencing file number 221027/5890.
‘Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.’
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