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Man faces court over girlfriend's murder

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 2/05/2017

The boyfriend of a woman shot and killed in Auckland suburb of Pakuranga has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Chozyn Koroheke, 22, died on last month when she was shot at close range.

Ms Koroheke's boyfriend Turiarangi Tai, also 22 and who previously had name suppression, appeared at the High Court at Auckland on Wednesday charged with murder and illegally possessing a gun.

His trial has been set down for March next year.

A woman, granted temporary name suppression, also appeared at the High Court charged with being an accessory to murder.

Tai and the woman will next appear before court for a case review hearing on June 21.

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