24 Oct 2018

Third person charged in relation to Auckland teen's death

12:50 pm on 24 October 2018

A third person is facing charges in connection to the death of an Auckland teenager in Porirua earlier this month.

Sosiua Helotu Ula, 19, died after falling from a car.

Police executed search warrants in South Auckland this morning and arrested a 28-year-old man for drug offences connected to the incident.

He will appear in the Manukau District Court today charged with possession of methamphetamine for supply and conspiracy to supply methamphetamine.

Police inquiries into the circumstances around Mr Ula's death are continuing.