Name release - Sandringham homicide

Name release - Sandringham homicide

Auckland City

Attribute to Detective Inspector Aaron Pascoe, Auckland City Police:

Police can now confirm the name of the man who was found deceased at an address on Calgary Street, Sandringham on the morning of Tuesday 11th December.

He was Shannon Shelby Baker, aged 55.

His family, who are extremely upset, have requested privacy at this time.

Auckland City Police Detective Inspector Aaron Pascoe says the scene examination is continuing today and Police staff remain at the property.

“We are working to piece together the circumstances leading up towards the death.

“We are also following lines of enquiry in relation to the movements of Shannon in the days leading up to his death.”

Police also want to hear from anyone who was in recent contact with Shannon.

“We would like to speak to anyone who has spoken with Shannon in the past month,” says Detective Inspector Pascoe.

“Any information could be vital to our investigation and we encourage you to contact Police by phoning 0800 EPOPEUS (0800 376 7387) or email OpEPOPEUS@police.govt.nz.”

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously by phoning 0800 555 111.

ENDS

Nick Baker/NZ Police