NZ NEWS | A man has been charged with murder following a death at Waikanae Beach


A man has been charged with murder after a man died in an altercation at Waikanae Beach, sparking a homicide investigation. The person will appear in the Porirua District Court on Wednesday on charges of murder by stabbing or cutting.

Neighbours living near the Kāpiti Coast house where the man was killed were shocked and concerned, with another man at the house helping them with their inquiries. A local said she and her neighbours were shocked to learn someone had died after seeing and hearing lights and sirens.

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No one seemed to have seen or heard anything, and the house where she believed the person was killed was tucked down a long driveway that could not be seen from the street.

Various people lived in the community, and police guarded the address overnight. A scene examination is expected in the coming days.

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