Fourth person charged over suspicious death of New Zealand firefighter Ian Pullen

A fourth person has been charged in relation to the suspicious death of a New Zealand man in the Hunter region two years ago.

Detectives from Hunter Valley Police District established Strike Force Awabakil to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Glenridding.

About 5.30am on Saturday 29 September 2018, emergency services were called to Carrington Street after a man’s body was located on the side of the road. He was later identified as 43-year-old New Zealand firefighter, Ian Pullen.

A man and two women have since been charged over the death; and remain before the courts.

Following further inquiries, about 11.30am yesterday (Wednesday 25 November 2020), police executed a search warrant at a home in Singleton and arrested a 27-year-old woman.

She was taken to Singleton Police Station and charged with accessory after the fact to murder and do act intending to pervert the course of justice.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Muswellbrook Local Court today (Thursday 26 November 2020).

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