4 Feb 2010

Third man charged with garage killing

6:53 pm on 4 February 2010

Another man has been charged with the killing of a man dumped in a New Plymouth garage in January.

Rhys Fournier, 22, was previously accused of helping two other men evade arrest after the killing.

He is now also charged with murder and being an accessory to the murder of Dean Stuart Browne, 38.

Two other men are already charged with murder.

Mikhail Pandey-Johnson, 23, is now charged with using a firearm to resist arrest, ill-treating a child aged under 16 years and illegal credit card use.

Karl Nuku, 18, faces further charges of burglary and stealing a car.

All three are also charged with interfering with human remains.