15 Jan 2013

New arrest in relation to Featherston death

12:24 pm on 15 January 2013

Police have made a fourth arrest in connection with the death of a Wairarapa man in the weekend.

Glen Jones, 40, was found in his Featherston home with severe head injuries about 12.15am on Saturday and died in Wellington Hospital later in the morning.

Three people appeared in the Masterton District Court on Monday on aggravated burglary charges in connection with Mr Jones's death.

Police then appealed for help in finding two other men, Kristofer Jones, 23, and Hayden Ranson, 27, who they believed were in the upper North Island and driving a blue 1989 Mitsubishi Mirage.

Armed police detained Kristofer Jones on State Highway 1 near Hunterville about 2am on Tuesday.

They are still seeking Hayden Ranson and urge the public not to approach him.