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Mt. Albert homicide: Victim named, suspect arrested

Thomas Coombes Mt. Albert news

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who was found deceased in Roy Clements Treeway, Mount Albert, on Tuesday 24 May.

He was 25-year-old Thomas Coombes, of Auckland.

Police extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends.

The homicide investigation remains ongoing.

Arrest Made

The 22-year-old man sought in relation to the homicide has been arrested.

Police were making enquiries in the Sandringham area this afternoon and located him on Ti Kouka Lane, where he was taken into custody without issue.

“We want to thank members of the community who have provided us with information,” says Detective Inspector Chris Barry of Auckland City CIB.

“We know that this incident will have caused serious concern in the Mount Albert and surrounding communities and we’re pleased to be able to quickly bring it to a resolution.”

The man has been charged with murder and will appear in Auckland District Court on Monday.

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