UPDATE: Coatesville fire investigation

As stated by Detective Senior Sergeant Nadene Richmond, Waitematā CIB:

Police investigating the fatal property fire in Coatesville last week are now in a position to release a further update.

Police can now confirm that following a number of enquiries, it’s been established that the cause of the fire was non-accidental.

However, Police are not seeking anyone in relation to the incident.

Police will be continuing their investigation on behalf of the Coroner.

We are continuing to support the family of the deceased along with Victim Support.

We are not in a position to comment further at this time.

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