Statement from Superintendent John Tims, District Commander, Counties Manukau:
Police acknowledge the Coroner’s findings into the deaths of Chris and Cru Kahui which were released publicly today.
Police thoroughly investigated the deaths of the Kahui twins and put all available evidence before the court for examination and judgement.
Police are still considering the evidence heard during the Coroner's inquest and will not be making further comment until that analysis is completed.
"The death of the Kahui twins is yet another tragic reminder of the need for everyone in our communities to play their part in ensuring the safety and welfare of our young and vulnerable people" said Superintendent Tims.
Media please note Superintendent Tims will not be conducting interviews.
This statement was distributed to media last night under embargo.
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