Whangaparaoa deceased named
Location: Arkles Bay Beach, Whangaparäoa
Operation Matt, Arkles Bay update
Short description: Operation Matt, Arkles Bay update
Investigation into the unexplained
death of a person located at Arkles Bay Beach, Whangaparäoa
on 7 January 2013.
Rodney Police have now
formally identified the deceased person located at Arkles
Bay Beach, Whangaparäoa on the morning of 7 January 2013.
She is Katherine BENNETT, aged 60 years of Arkles Bay.
“Elements surrounding the death of Ms BENNETT require
further clarification and at this time the exact cause of
her death remains unexplained.”, said Detective Senior
Sergeant Brett Batty.
“We are keeping an open mind to
all possibilities and we have committed significant
resources to ensure the circumstances of her death are fully
Police will be making no further comment
on this investigation until further notice.
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