19 Dec 2011

Body formally identified as Hayden Miles

5:21 pm on 19 December 2011

A post-mortem examination has confirmed human remains found in Christchurch last week are that of missing teenager Hayden Miles.

Officers investigating the 15-year-old's disappearance had been examining Memorial Park Cemetery and the Ruru Lawn Cemetery where unexplained human remains were found.

Hayden Miles disappeared in August this year.

A 27-year-old man has appeared in court charged with his murder.

Two other people have been charged in connection with the case.