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Third man arrested in Mangere homicide investigation

"Third man arrested in Mangere homicide investigation"

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Vaaelua, Counties Manukau CIB:

Counties Manukau Police investigating last week’s fatal shooting on Greenwood Road, Mangere, have arrested a third male in relation to the incident.

A 25-year-old man from Mangere has been charged this evening with the murder of Epalahame Tuuheava and the attempted murder of his wife.

He is charged jointly with the two men arrested earlier today.

He is scheduled to appear in the Manukau District Court on Saturday 12 May 2018.

Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Vaaelua says the ongoing enquiries by the investigation team has resulted in the latest arrest.

“Even after this third arrest for the murder and attempted murder, our investigation team will continue to identify and prosecute anyone else who played a part in this.”

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