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Murder charge over Seacliff death

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 6/04/2016

A section of Coast Rd, Seacliff was closed after a woman's body was found © Photo: RNZ/ Ian Telfer A section of Coast Rd, Seacliff was closed after a woman's body was found A man has been charged with murder following the shooting death of a woman in Dunedin's north.

The body of Sharon Diane Comerford, 54, was found at a Seacliff house on the morning of March 8, prompting a large police investigation that later found a shotgun in a reserve near the property.

A 59-year-old man critically injured during the incident was on Wednesday charged with her murder.

Police said the man would be appearing before a judge at his hospital bedside on Wednesday.

They declined to say what the relationship between the pair is.

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