12 May 2021

Woman charged with Napier murder and remanded on bail

1:15 pm on 12 May 2021

A woman has been remanded on bail after being charged with murder in Napier.

28072016 Photo: Rebekah Parsons-King. Napier Court

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

The 48-year-old appeared in the city's district court this morning.

She was granted interim name suppression and will appear in the High Court in Napier next month.

She is charged with murdering a woman who was assaulted in the suburb of Piramai in February.

The victim died of her injuries about a month later.