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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Anderson, Auckland City CIB:

Police have charged a man with murder in relation to the homicide investigation into the death of John Ioane in Panmure on 23rd August 2021.

A 48-year-old man was initially charged with common assault.

He is now due to appear in the Auckland District Court today to face a Murder charge as well as a separate assault charge, which allegedly relates to another individual in this matter.

As the matter is before the courts, Police are not in a position to comment further.

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Nick Baker/NZ Police

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