Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:03am |

Operation Ormond — fifth arrest made

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A fifth man was arrested and charged yesterday (26 February, 2015) in relation to the death of James Whatuira who was found dead at a Woodville property on Sunday 4 January, 2015.

The 32-year-old Woodville man has been charged with being party to a murder and will appear in the Palmerston North District Court today.

The investigation is ongoing and police still want to speak to anyone that may have any information about the death of Mr Whatuira.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Claire Adkins on (06) 210 2201. Information can also be provided anonymously to the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.