14 Aug 2020

Second arrest during homicide investigation following discovery of body on Coromandel highway

4:25 pm on 14 August 2020

There has been a second arrest in connection with a body found on a Coromandel highway.

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File image. Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police launched a homicide investigation after Bayden Williams' body was discovered on State Highway 25A between Kopu and Hikuai earlier this month.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested for selling a firearm and will appear in Thames District Court next week.

A 23-year-old man has previously appeared in court charged with murder.