29 Aug 2019

Man wanted in relation to Ruatoria death located

11:50 am on 29 August 2019

A man sought by the police in relation to the death of Kathleen Kawana has been found and taken into custody.

Ms Kawana's body was found in a vacant property in Ruatoria on 3 August and her death is still being treated as unexplained.

Police were searching for the man in the hope he could help them with their investigation.

They said he was taken into custody in Wellington yesterday on an unrelated matter.