18-year-old charged with murder

  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty

An 18-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a 23-year-old in Kawerau.

Whakatane Police say they plan to oppose bail and are not seeking anyone else in relation to the death of the 23-year-old yesterday.

A large team of police remain on the enquiry and are seeking any information from the public of any suspicious activity between Hall Street and Whittaker Street in Kawerau, between the hours of 11.00pm Tuesday night the 1st and 01.30am Wednesday morning the 2nd of March.