10 Nov 2021

Second man charged with murder of Christchurch teen

From Morning Report, 7:41 am on 10 November 2021

Police have charged a second man with the murder of Christchurch teenager, Connor Whitehead.

The 16-year-old was shot and killed at a party in the suburb of Casebrook on Friday night. His father, James Whitehead, yesterday read an emotional statement, where he pleaded for a fifth person being sought by police to hand themself in.

He said he and his wife Cheryl had not only lost their son, but a friend as well.

Christchurch reporter Kim Moodie spoke to Corin Dann.