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Police conducted a homicide investigation into the death of Wiremu Arapo in Cockle Bay, which resulted in two arrests. Wiremu Arapo was aged 27.
Detectives jointly charged two 32-year-old men for Mr Arapo’s murder.
Both men are due to appear in Manukau District Court today.
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Police say that at this stage, they are not seeking any other people who are connected with this investigation.
Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Bolton says: “I hope the news of arrests brings some reassurance to the Cockle Bay community.” — “Police are now limited in further comment on this investigation as the matter is before the Court.”
A karakia was performed at the Cockle Bay address when investigators discovered a body.
Previously Police did not treat the fire as suspicious after liaising with Fire and Emergency investigators.
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