Second person charged in Ashburton investigation
Second person charged in Ashburton
Canterbury Police advise that a 24-year
old Ashburton man will appear in the Timaru District Court
this morning, charged with assaulting Arran Gairns with
intent to rob, on Saturday 31 May in Ashburton.
will today be continuing inquiries to locate and speak to a
number of persons of interest in relation to the unexplained
death of Mr
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