Homicide enquiry launched following serious assault
Homicide enquiry launched following serious assault, Lower
Hutt Valley Police have launched a homicide enquiry
following the death of a man after a serious assault in a
Lower Hutt carpark on Tuesday 3 December.
called to a Knights Road carpark at about 11.30am on Tuesday
following an assault.
A 55-year-old man was transported to
hospital with serious injuries, however he passed away late
A 23-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
He is due to appear in the Hutt Valley District Court
today on serious assault charges.
Further charges are
Police continue to support the victim’s family,
who are understandably devastated.
Sergeant Mike Sears is appealing for anyone who witnessed
the incident to come forward and speak with Police.
also want to thank members of the public who intervened and
assisted the victim," he says.
Anyone with information is
encouraged to contact Police on 105 and quote file
Information can also be passed on anonymously
via Crimestoppers on 0800 555
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