NZ police release name over Karori homicide investigation

Updated:

Police advise they have named a victim in error.

The 52-year-old woman named in the previous release has name suppression.

Any publication of this name will need to be removed immediately.

We apologise for any confusion caused.

ORIGINAL:

As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Warwick McKee

Police can now name the woman who died in Lemnos Avenue, Karori, on Friday 5 April.

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Police extend their condolences to her family and friends at this tragic time. Support and welfare is being provided by Police and Victim Support.

A 12-year-old girl remains in hospital in a stable condition.

A 30-year-old man appeared in Wellington District Court yesterday charged with murder.

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