12 Nov 2019

Young woman appears in court charged with murdering Ashburton man

11:43 am on 12 November 2019

A 19-year-old woman has appear in the Christchurch District Court charged with murdering a man in Ashburton.

The woman, who has interim name suppression, is charged over the death of 23-year-old Peter Hemi on 8 November at a property on McDonald Street in Ashburton.

She did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody until a bail hearing on 6 December at the High Court in Christchurch.