16 Mar 2020

Murder charge laid over death of Taupō woman Samantha Reid

2:20 pm on 16 March 2020

The police have laid a murder charge in their investigation into the death of a woman in Taupō two months ago.

Samantha Reid, 33, was found critically injured at a rural property north of Taupō on 25 January.

The Maketu woman was taken to Waikato Hospital but died the next day.

The police have now charged a 35-year-old man with murder.

He will appear in the Hamilton District Court tomorrow.