Attribute to Detective Inspector Mark Chenery:
Tasman Police have made positive progress in their investigation into the murder of a 22-year-old male in Nelson yesterday.
Police are satisfied the parties involved are known to each other and that there is minimal risk to the wider community.
We continue to appeal to any witnesses that may have seen anything in the Washington Road area yesterday from 12:45pm to 1:30pm to come forward.
The investigation team would also be interested in hearing from people who have any CCTV footage of Washington Road.
Anyone with information should contact Police via 105 and quote file number 220222/7060, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Issued by Police Media Centre