Maketu victim identified
man found dead in Maketu this morning from an apparent
shooting has been identified as Isaac Dale Bushell.
19-year-old Maketu man has been charged with the murder of
Isaac Bushell and will appear in court tomorrow.
investigation into his death is continuing and anyone with
information is asked to contact Tauranga Police on 07 577
4300. Information can also be provided anonymously to the
organisation Crimestoppers on 0800
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