4 Sep 2018

Two men charged after death of Hawke's Bay man

1:27 pm on 4 September 2018

A second person has been charged in relation to the death of a man in Hawke's Bay.

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A homicide investigation is underway after a man who was found with critical injuries in Hastings on Sunday evening died in Wellington Hospital yesterday.

The man was found at an address on Maraekakaho Road, Bridge Pa.

A 61-year-old man charged with assault with intent to injure will appear in Hastings District Court this afternoon.

A second man, 29, has now been charged with common assault and will also appear in court this afternoon.