4 Sep 2014

Man charged over logging death named

8:40 pm on 4 September 2014

A man charged with manslaughter over the death of a forestry worker has appeared in the Levin District Court.

Lincoln Kidd was crushed by a falling tree while working in a forestry block near Levin in December last year.

Philip Burr has been remanded on bail to appear at the Palmerston North High Court on 23 September.

The 46-year-old applied for name suppression, but it was refused.