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The murder of Levin schoolboy Alex Fisher

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 25/05/2016

THE DISAPPEARANCE AND MURDER OF ALEX FISHER

2015:

October 5: Alex, 10, last seen with his half-brother Eric McIsaac at the Waitarere Four Square

October 6: Alex reported missing around 4am

October 7: Police make arrest in connection with the disappearance. McIsaac makes first appearance in court, charged with unlawful possession of a knife in a public place

October 8: Alex's body found in sand dunes at Waitarere Beach. Police begin homicide investigation

October 11: Community vigil at Waitarere Beach

October 13: Alex's funeral held

October 14: Name suppression lapses for McIsaac. Burglary charge laid. Details of a third charge are suppressed

November 11: McIsaac charged with murder

2016:

May 26: McIsaac, 26, pleads guilty to murder. Also admits possession of a knife in a public place and the burglary of a Waitarere Beach property

July 8: Sentencing date

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