Court appearance over BOP man’s death

A man and women have been charged in relation to the death. Monique Ford/Stuff.

Two people have been charged in relation to the homicide of Davis Phillips in Taita.

A 40-year-old woman has been charged with murder and a 39-year-old man with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, both will be appearing in the Hutt Valley District Court today, says Detective Senior Sergeant Nick Pritchard.

Emergency services were alerted to a man with critical injuries near the intersection of Futter Grove and Hughes Crescent around 5.30am on January 26, says Nick Pritchard.

“The man, a 56-year-old from Bay of Plenty, was confirmed deceased a short time later.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this but are still asking anyone with information that might assist police to call 105 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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