Police make arrest in relation to Christchurch death

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Two people charged with murder in relation to the death of a man have appeared in the Christchurch District Court.

Christchurch Court building

Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon

Kane Alan Wayman, 46, was taken to Christchurch Hospital in a critical condition on New Year’s Day and he died a short time later.

A 24-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman have been remanded in custody and will appear before the Christchurch High Court on 4 February.

Detective Senior Sergeant Joel Syme said the death was a tragic event.

The investigation is continuing to determine if anyone else was involved.

Anyone with information is asked to call police, or the Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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