9 Mar 2018

Man charged with murder of Wellington woman named

3:25 pm on 9 March 2018

Name suppression has been lifted for the man accused of murdering a young Wellington woman last month.

A police car parked on the street.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Paddy Woods, 30, appeared in the High Court this morning and pleaded not guilty to the murder of Zena Campbell on 11 February.

The body of the 21-year-old was found in a parked car in Aro Valley, where she had been attending a party.

Ms Campbell had been strangled.

Mr Woods will reappear in Court on Monday for bail issues to be resolved.