Friday, 20 April 2007 - 3:16pm |

Fourth man charged in relation to Upper Hutt homicide

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A fourth man has been charged with aggravated robbery and murder in relation to the death of Steven Stone in McParland Street, Upper Hutt, yesterday.

The 29-year-old male will appear in Upper Hutt District Court this afternoon and Police are opposing bail.

Police found the vehicle that they believe was used as a 'get-away car' with the man.

Investigators are not looking for anyone else who was at the robbery scene. However, police are still interested to hear from anyone who has information about the incident. They are also interested in any items that may have been discarded by the offenders, including the weapon used in the attack.

The police investigation will continue over the weekend.


For more information, please contact Inspector Mike Hill on Tel: 027 290 1609 or Upper Hutt Police on 04 527 2300.