24 Feb 2015

Whangamata man charged with murder

8:05 am on 24 February 2015

A murder charge has been laid over the death of a man whose body was found at a property in the Coromandel town of Whangamata earlier this month.

Police yesterday arrested a 61-year-old Whangamata man.

He was due to appear in Hamilton District Court today charged with killing Ivan Kapluggin.

The 76-year-old British national was found dead at an Achilles Avenue property on 3 February.