Police appeal for information on death of Malachi

Police are releasing a photo of Malachi Subecz and continue their homicide investigation into his death. Photo: NZ Police.

Tauranga Police continue their investigation into the death of five-year-old Malachi Subecz.

Malachi was taken to hospital on Monday November 1 after he was located at a Te Puna residential property with serious injuries.

He died in Starship Children’s Hospital on Friday morning.

Police continue to make enquiries to establish the circumstances around his tragic death.

"We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen Malachi over the past couple of months, and are particularly interested in speaking to anyone who is yet to speak with Police," says Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Rawlinson.

Police encourage anyone with information that will assist our investigation to contact 105 and quote file number 211101/6453.

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.

Malachi Subecz. Photo: NZ Police.

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Posted on 18-11-2021 06:38 | By leighmac

What’s wrong every one? a nice looking boy tragically lost forever, a life taken needlessly This should not be happening!

So awfully sad

Posted on 15-11-2021 14:25 | By Kancho

So many children lost so many assaulted, abused. New Zealand’s deep shame. We are amongst the worst in the world of harm to children. Twice as bad as Australia.