Friday, 23 August 2013 - 11:12am |
Counties Manukau

Arrest for 2012 Homicide

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Counties Manukau CIB have arrested a 47 year old woman for Murder in relation to the death of Peter Dixon who was found deceased inside his Manurewa home after it caught fire on 27 February 2012.

The arrested woman also faces charges of Theft [4], Arson [4] and Attempted Arson [1].

The arrested woman was known to Mr Dixon.  She will appear in the Manukau District Court today.

The charges come after a lengthy and complex investigation.  The four theft and three arson charges relate to allegations of offending between November 2011 and January 2012 at her workplace.  The fourth arson and the attempted arson charge relates to allegations of offending on the same day as Mr Dixon died.


Dave Lynch
Detective Inspector
District Manager; Criminal Investigations