Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Operation Painter - profile developed

Operation Painter - profile developed

Police continue to develop a profile of murder victim Susan Sutherland, with the assistance of her family and associates.

"She was a person who chose to frequent Manchester Street and who chose to use drugs," says Detective Senior Sergeant David Harvey. "But she was brought up within a caring and supportive family unit. What has happened to Susan cannot be condoned by our community.

We are seeking support from the community to identify the person who is responsible for her death," he says.

The investigation to date has identified that between 4-5am on the morning of Saturday 16 April, a male, race unknown but described as having dark complexion, a thick black moustache and dark hair, and driving a white Honda Prelude/ Accord/ Integra, mid 1980's, with a rear spoiler and a black strip down the side, was seen in the Manchester Street area.

"This person should come forward to identify themselves to Police," asks David Harvey. "People who know of someone who fits this description or the identity of the car, should also come forward, as he was one of many people who were identified as being in the area who we have been unable to discount from the inquiry."

The time that Susan's bag was found in the men's toilet in Addington Park has since been revised to Monday morning. It was handed in about 8.30pm on Tuesday night. Other items belonging to Susan have since been located in the area.


Anyone with information is asked to call 363 7620 immediately.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On Judith Collins’ Efforts At Self Correction

Thousands of prisoners currently in prison may be entitled to an earlier release than expected – and compensation – because Corrections has incorrectly calculated their term of imprisonment. Unless of course, the government buries its mistakes by changing the law and retro-actively getting itself off the hook… More>>

ALSO:

More Justice & Corrections

Sector Opposes Bill: Local Government Bill Timeframe Extended

The Minister of Local Government Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has asked the Select Committee to extend the report back date for the Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 2). More>>

ALSO:

Breed Laws Don’t Work: Vets On New National Dog Control Plan

It is pleasing therefore to see Louise Upston Associate Minister for Local Government calling for a comprehensive solution... However, relying on breed specific laws to manage dog aggression will not work. More>>

ALSO:

Not Waiting On Select Committee: Green Party Releases Medically-Assisted Dying Policy

“Adults with a terminal illness should have the right to choose a medically assisted death,” Green Party health spokesperson Kevin Hague said. “The Green Party does not support extending assisted dying to people who aren't terminally ill because we can’t be confident that this won't further marginalise the lives of people with disabilities." More>>

ALSO:

General Election Review: Changes To Electoral Act Introduced

More effective systems in polling places and earlier counting of advanced votes are on their way through proposed changes to our electoral laws, Justice Minister Amy Adams says. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our Posturing At The UN

In New York, Key basically took an old May 2 Washington Post article written by Barack Obama, recycled it back to the Americans, and still scored headlines here at home… We’ve had a double serving of this kind of comfort food. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news