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Man charged with murder in Kaitaia inquiry

Kaitaia Homicide Inquiry - man charged with murder

A 45-year-old man will be appearing in the Whangärei District Court today charged with murder.

The man faces the charge in relation to an incident in Kaitaia on Tuesday night in which a 28-year-old woman was hit by a car on Pukepoto Road.

Police launched a homicide inquiry following the incident.

Inquiries are continuing and Police would like to speak with anyone who picked up any hitchhikers between Kaitaia and Kerikeri yesterday between 6am and 12pm.

Anyone with information can contact Kaitaia Police on 09 408 6500 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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