26 Oct 2017

Waihi shocked as couple suspected of robbing dying man

From Morning Report, 8:42 am on 26 October 2017

A couple suspected of robbing a dying man in Waihi last week are now on the run from the police. It's been reported that the duo stole Henry Pere's phone and wallet while locals were trying to revive him with CPR. Mr Pere later died in hospital after what turned out to be a fatal heart attack. Waihi Mayor John Tregidga joins us to discuss the incident.