3 Jan 2013

Slain man named

5:26 am on 3 January 2013

Police have named the man killed during a fatal assault in South Auckland.

Nathan Albert, 27 from Papatoetoe, was killed on Pilkington Road in Panmure on New Year's Day.

Detective Inspector Mark Benefield said a man known to Mr Albert has contacted the police and is assisting with their investigation.

He said it's too early to say what the outcome of the discussion with the man will be.