21 May 2020

Murder charges laid over death in Hastings in 2019

6:38 pm on 21 May 2020

Hawke's Bay police have arrested and charged four people in connection with the death of Jermaine Ramos in Hastings just over a year ago.

Ramos was found dead at a house in the suburb of Akina, in Hastings on 1 April 2019.

Three men - aged 41, 29 and 28 - have been charged with murder and aggravated robbery.

One of the men appeared in Hastings District Court today and was remanded in custody.

The other two men are due to appear tomorrow.

A 37-year-old woman has also been charged with the aggravated robbery of Ramos.