Homicide Kilbirnie

Homicide Kilbirnie

National News

Wellington Police continue to investigate the homicide that occurred at about 9.50 am Wednesday the 30th of March 2016 at a residential address in Mahora Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington.

Police can now confirm the identity of the Victim.  He is 66 year old Kiong Thai TAN [known as Bill].  He was a resident of an address in Mahora Street, Kilbirnie, Wellington.

Officer in Charge of the Wellington Area CIB, Detective Senior Sergeant Warwick McKee states “ We are continuing to provide his family and friends with support through this difficult period “.

A 49 year old Wellington Male has been arrested and charged with the Murder of Mr. TAN.  He appeared in the Wellington District Court yesterday.

Any members of the public with any information about this matter should contact the Wellington Police on 04 381 2000 or phone Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.


Warwick McKee

Detective Senior Sergeant

Wellington CIB