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Death of two people in Whangarei

Northland District Police
Walton Plaza, Whangarei
Monday December 11, 2006

Whangarei Police have been investigating since yesterday morning the death of two people at a Whangarei address.

The bodies of a man and woman were discovered at a Fourth Avenue address at 9.45am on Sunday.

The two have been named as Reipae Joanne Dobson aged 19 years, of Whangarei and Eldorado Waerehu aged 20, of Whangarei.

Police say the couple had been having difficulties in their relationship and it is apparent from the scene examination and talking to witnesses that it was a murder/suicide.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths and the matter is now being referred to the Coroner.


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