Three people have been jointly charged with the murder of a Wairarapa man.
Paul Irons, 36, died last week in Wellington Hospital where he was being treated for serious head and chest injuries following an attack in Featherston on 9 October.
Three males, aged 15, 17 and 25, appeared in court in Masterton on Thursday.
All were remanded without plea to reappear on 13 November.
The 25-year-old has been further remanded in custody, while the accused teenagers have been remanded on bail