28 Sep 2011

Murder accused remanded to psychiatric institution

8:54 pm on 28 September 2011

A psychiatric report has been ordered for a Christchurch man facing a charge of murder.

The 54-year-old appeared in the Rangiora District Court on Wednesday charged over the death of a 47-year-old woman whose body was found in the suburb of Spreydon on Tuesday night.

He was remanded to a psychiatric institution and is due to reappear in court on 12 October.