Fifth youth linked to murder case

Posted at 12:02pm Saturday 07 Apr, 2018

A fifth youth has been arrested in connection with the death of Opotiki man, Kelly Donner.

Kelly died in Flaxmere, Hawke's Bay on March 4.

"A 14-year-old male has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and will appear in the Hastings Youth Court today," says Detective Senior Sergeant Marty James.

"Police are continuing to investigate and further charges are likely.

"We would like to thank the members of the public who have already come forward with information to assist our investigation.

"If anyone would like to contact us they can call our dedicated inquiry line on 06 873 0561, or details can be given anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

"Due to the matter now being before the court Police is not able to comment further."

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