Ngaruawahia Homicide Update And Name Release
Title: Ngaruawahia Homicide Update And Name
Ngaruawahia homicide, Op Martin release
Waikato Police investigating the death of a man whose
body was found lying at a rural property north of
Ngaruawahia on Sunday morning have released the name of the
Detective Inspector Karl Thornton of the
Waikato CIB said a post-mortem carried out yesterday showed
44-year-old Ngaruawahia beneficiary, James Jock MOANA, died
as a result of injuries inflicted during an altercation and
confirmed Police had launched a homicide investigation.
"We've been speaking to a number of people who were
present at a party held at the property where Mr MOANA
lived, the night before he died and understand he was
involved in an altercation that night.
"A 38-year old man
was arrested and charged with assault in relation to this
altercation and appeared in the Hamilton District Court
yesterday. Mr MOANA was best known to associates as Jock or
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