25 Nov 2018

Murder inquiry over Hastings man who died of facial injuries

5:22 pm on 25 November 2018

A murder inquiry has been launched after the death of a Hastings man, who suffered major facial injuries nine days ago.

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Police have launched a murder inquiry after the death of a 45-year-old Hastings man. Photo: 123rf

Edward Anthony Peters, known as Eddie, was found in Diaz Drive in the suburb of Flaxmere with unexplained injuries just after midnight on 16 November.

He died surrounded by whanau in Wellington Hospital yesterday morning.

Police are asking anyone with information that could be relevant to the investigation to contact them.

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