Operation Metals - Murder Charges Laid
Detective Inspector Kevin McNaughton, Waitematā CIB:
Three arrests have been made as part of the
investigation into the murder of
Robert Hart in New Lynn last week.
Today, the Operation Metals investigation
team executed a search warrant at a
West Auckland address with the assistance of the Armed Offenders Squad.
Police have been working around the clock to
investigate the 40-year-old
man’s murder since last week.
As a result of today’s warrant Police have arrested three people.
Two men, aged 31 and 37, and a
20-year-old woman have been arrested and
charged with murder. All three are due to appear in the Waitākere District
Court on Thursday.
team’s enquiry work remains ongoing and Police
rule out the possibility of further charges.
Police would like to thank the community for
their assistance thus far with
Police continue to ask anyone with
information to contact the enquiry team
direct on (09) 839 0602 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.