13 Mar 2020

Four men charged with murder after death in Paremoremo Prison

5:23 pm on 13 March 2020

Four men have been charged with murder after a man died in Paremoremo Prison last week after being attacked.

Sliding barred doors and lock

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham Farrelly

The dead man was Blake John Lee, 25, of Rotorua.

Detective Inspector John Sutton said investigators have now charged four men - two 20-year-olds, a 23-year-old and a 39-year-old - with murder.

They will appear in the North Shore District Court next week.