Coatesville fatal fire – name release and statement from family

As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Nadene Richmond, Waitematā CIB:

Police have completed an examination of the scene following the fatal property fire in Coatesville on Tuesday.

The investigation around the circumstances of the fire is ongoing and at this stage the cause of the fire is yet to be determined.

Police can now release the name of the second person who died in the Coatesville fire on Tuesday.

He was Phoenix Lee Cairo Roycroft, aged 13.

Police extend our sympathies to the family of the deceased who we are providing support to along with Victim Support.

We are not in a position to comment further at this time.

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