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Police charge Opotiki man with murder

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 22/11/2016

<span style="font-size:13px;">Eastern Bay police have charged a 35-year-old man with murder after they were called to an Opotiki home after reports of a domestic abuse incident.</span> © File Image Eastern Bay police have charged a 35-year-old man with murder after they were called to an Opotiki home after reports of a domestic abuse incident. Eastern Bay police have charged a 35-year-old man with murder after a woman died in Opotiki on Tuesday night.

Police were called to the Wellington Street address following reports of a domestic dispute.

Upon arrival, police took the man into custody and performed CPR on the woman but were unable to save her.

Police have launched a homicide investigation and the man will appear in Whakatane District Court on Wednesday charged with murder.

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