8 Jul 2009

Woman charged over West Coast publican's death

4:34 pm on 8 July 2009

A woman has been charged with manslaughter after the death of a West Coast publican.

David White, 43, died last week after being punched in the head when he tried to break up an altercation at the Little Wanganui hotel in Buller.

A 38-year-old woman is to appear in Christchurch District Court on Wednesday.