15 Apr 2013

Raetihi woman accused of manslaughter

8:30 pm on 15 April 2013

A woman charged with manslaughter following the death of a nine-year-old boy in Raetihi last year has been remanded in custody.

The 42-year-old from Raetihi appeared at the Whanganui District Court on Monday.

She is accused of the manslaughter of Antony Christensen, who was found dead at his home in December due to an overdose of prescription medicine.

The woman has interim name suppression and is due to reappear in court on 23 April.