Man charged with murder following West Auckland death

1:02 pm on 23 June 2022

A 47-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in West Auckland on Sunday.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 20:  Waitākere District Court is seen on June 20, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. A 24-year-old man has been charged with murder following the fatal shooting of a police officer in the Auckland suburb of Massey on Friday. One officer was killed and another remains in hospital following a shooting during a traffic stop. The officer is the first to be killed in the line of duty in New Zealand since 2009. (Photo by Dave Rowland/Getty Images)

The man is today due to appear in the Waitakere District Court. Photo: Getty Images

Lev Nemkin, 27, from Albany was found dead at a Ranui address and it was initially treated as unexplained.

The accused will appear in the Waitakere District Court later today.

Police said they are not seeking anyone else in connection with Lev Nemkin's death.