News

The man accused of murdering a Whangarei woman can now be named.

James Akuhata, 29, appeared in Whangarei District Court on Wednesday.

He's charged with the murder of 21-year-old Ashlee Louise-Anne Edwards, whose body was found about 2am on Friday in the Waiarohia stream.

Akuhata's name suppression has now lapsed, a court official confirmed.

He's set to reappear in court on August 22.

NZ Newswire

Popular videos

Compare & Save

Most Viewed Videos

Our Picks

Latest

Follow Us

Compare & Save

Partners