15 Sep 2013

Police release name of Rangiora homicide victim

7:00 pm on 15 September 2013

Police have released the name of a man found dead after a fight on the driveway of his Rangiora home on Friday night.

He was Tony John Lochhead, 51, and lived in White Street with his brother, who was also injured in the altercation.

A post-mortem was carried out on Sunday morning but the police are not releasing the findings at this stage.

Police have said the fight on Friday night involved Mr Lochhead, his brother and an unidentified group who turned up to their house uninvited.

Detective Inspector David Long says a scene examination at the White Street property is expected to continue until Monday.

He says police have been speaking to several people of interest on Sunday.