Murder charge laid in relation to Edgecumbe death

Police examining the scene following the man's death. Photo: Daniel Hines/SunLive.

Police have charged a man with murder in relation to the death of 45-year-old Thunder Savage at his home in Edgecumbe on October 2 2019.

The 54-year-old man has appeared in Whakatane District Court today and is due to reappear in Tauranga High Court in March.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to Thunder's death however they continue to investigate and welcome information from the public.

If anyone has information that can assist police with the ongoing investigation into the death, please call  105.

Information can also be passed on anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. 

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