27 Feb 2015

Another arrest over Woodville homicide

9:05 am on 27 February 2015

A fifth man has been arrested and will face charges related to the death of a man in Woodville last month.

A 32-year-old Woodville man is due to appear in court in Palmerston North today charged with being a party to a murder.

James Whatuira, 49, was found dead at a Woodville property on 4 January.

A 41-year-old Nelson man has been charged with murder and three Dannevirke men aged 29, 35, and 45 are also charged with being party to a murder.