28 Jun 2012

Murder-accused known to mental health service

2:15 pm on 28 June 2012

Auckland District Health Board has confirmed a person accused of murdering a man in Balmoral was known to their mental health services staff.

Dean Andrew Clark, 36, was found dead in his Balmoral Road home on Wednesday.

A 38-year-old man who lived at the same property has been charged with his murder, and was due to appear in the Auckland District Court on Thursday.

Police say the accused man was found in Remuera after a call from a relative.

In a statement, Auckland District Health Board said it is aware of the incident and will investigate.

The board said it is also helping the police with their inquiries.