NZ police release name over death of man in hospital after arrest

As stated by Superintendent Karyn Malthus, Auckland City District Commander:

Police can now release the name of the man who died in Auckland Hospital following an arrest on Saturday evening.

He was Taranaki Fuimaono, aged 43, from Westmere.

Police have been providing support to his family.

A critical incident investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding Mr Fuimaono’s death, while the matter has also been reported to the Independent Police Conduct Authority.

The Coroner and Worksafe NZ have also been notified.

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