UPDATE: Arrests in Taranaki Homicide

Police have arrested and charged two men with the murder of Jacob Ramsay.

The men, aged 39 and 18, were arrested yesterday.

They are due to appear in the New Plymouth District Court today.

“While we have arrested the two people we allege are directly involved in Jacob’s death, we continue to piece together a timeline of Jacob’s movements prior to his death,” says Detective Inspector Brent Matuku.

“We want to talk to anyone who witnessed a physical altercation involving Jacob in Ōakura township at around 5pm on Friday 29 July.

“We also want to talk to anyone who saw a silver-coloured 2005 Peugeot station wagon in Ōakura at about that time, or may have noticed it travelling in the coastal area on that Friday evening.”

If you have information that might assist please contact Police on 105 and quote file number 220731/0100.

Information can also be provided anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111 or online via www.crimestoppers-nz.org.

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