NZ police release name over fatal incident, Pohangina

Police are now in a position to release the name of the man that died in an incident in the Pohangina area on 18 October.

He was 66-year-old John Elstin Birchler from Manawatu.

Police extend our thoughts to his loved ones.

An investigation into the incident remains ongoing.

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