30 Jul 2012

Woman found in Whangarei stream named

3:22 pm on 30 July 2012

Police have named the woman whose body was found in a Whangarei stream last week.

She was Ashlee Louise-Anne Edwards, 21, of Whangarei.

Ms Edwards's body was found in the Waiarohia stream on Friday morning.

A 29-year-old local man, who police say knew Ms Edwards, has been charged with her murder.

He entered no plea when he appeared in the Whangarei District Court this morning and was remanded to reappear next on Wednesday 1 August.