17 May 2017

Fourth arrest over Northland ambulance station death

6:51 pm on 17 May 2017

A fourth person has been arrested over the death of a Tribesman gang member in Whangarei in October.

Police have cordoned off an area at St John in Whangarei.

The ambulance station where Mr Harris died. Photo: RNZ / Lois Williams

John Henry Harris, known as John Boy, was taken to the St John base in Kensington and died soon afterwards.

Police this morning arrested a 54-year-old man in Tinopai after carrying out simultaneous search warrants.

Last month, police made three arrests, with a 41-year-old man charged with murder and a 19-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman both charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Police said the man arrested today will be charged but details were not yet known.

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