Second arrest in historic Tauranga homicide case

Police at the scene of the murder in 2018. File Photo.

A second person has been arrested in relation to the 2018 murder of David Kuka in Tauranga and police are refusing to rule out further arrests.

David was fatally shot at an address in Wilrose Place on February 11 2018.

“Today, Police have arrested a second man in relation to Mr Kuka's death, a 36-year-old from Tauranga,” says a police statement.

He is due to appear in Tauranga District Court tomorrow, 21 January, charged with murder.

“Police cannot rule out further arrests,” reads a police statement.

A 34-year-old man was charged with David's murder in December and appeared in Tauranga District Court.

“Police extend our thoughts to Mr Kuka's family during this difficult period,” concludes a police statement.

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