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Fifth arrest made in relation to Flaxmere homicide

"Fifth arrest made in relation to Flaxmere homicide"

To be attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Marty James:

Last night Police arrested a fifth youth in connection with the death of Kelly Donner in Flaxmere, Hawke’s Bay on 4 March 2018.

The 14-year-old male has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and will appear in the Hastings Youth Court today.

Police are continuing to investigate and further charges are likely.

We would like to thank the members of the public who have already come forward with information to assist our investigation.

If anyone would like to contact us they can call our dedicated inquiry line on 06 873 0561, or details can be given anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Due to the matter now being before the court Police is not able to comment further.

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