Hutt Valley Police have arrested a 23-year-old male in connection with the homicide investigation after the body of Huri KING-MOSEN was discovered at 3.00pm on Tuesday last week.
He will appear in Hutt Valley District Court tomorrow and will be charged with murder. Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the homicide.
Police are still appealing to the public for sightings of the man's grey Nissan Bluebird sedan, registration BCK596, in Wainuiomata on Monday afternoon or night.
Anyone with any information should contact Hutt Valley Police on (04) 560 2600. Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
For media queries please contact Nick Bohm, Wellington District Communications Manager, on 027 559 2235.