9 Oct 2018

Six men charged with James Butler murder

3:32 pm on 9 October 2018

Seven men have been arrested in relation to the murder of James Butler in Whanganui today.

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Mr Butler, aged 53, was killed in April this year, and his body was found at a property on Wikitoria Road.

Six men have been charged with murder, aggravated robbery as well as assault for the injury of another man at the property.

Another man has been charged with accessory after the fact to Mr Butler's murder.

All seven will appear in court today.

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