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Update on Whangarei Assault

Northland District Headquarters
Walton Plaza, Whangärei
Tuesday January 8, 2013

A 34-year-old woman has died after allegedly being assaulted in a family violence incident in Whangärei last Friday night (January 4).

Police have named her as Patrica Anne McGrath of Whangärei.

A 32-year-old man appeared in the Whangärei District Court yesterday charged with assault in relation to the incident.
He was remanded in custody to appear on Monday January 21.

Police are still carrying out an investigation into the assault and further charges may be laid.


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