Man charged with Murder after Papatoetoe death, Counties Manukau

Man charged with Murder after Papatoetoe death, Counties Manukau

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On September 21st during the evening, Police were called to an address in Papatoetoe after the sudden death of a 42-year-old woman.

Police immediately launched a homicide investigation after following enquiries.

Police said today to media that they have arrested a 47-year-old man who was known to the victim.


Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers said the man has been charged with Murder. The man is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court tomorrow morning.

“Police are still in the process of ensuring all next-of-kin have been notified overseas and will not be in a position to release the deceased woman’s name until this has been completed.”

“Our deepest thoughts and sympathies are with the victim’s family at this extremely difficult time,” said Detective Inspector Shaun Vickers.


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