19 Apr 2016

Teenager dies from stabbing injuries

9:46 pm on 19 April 2016

A 17-year-old female who was stabbed in an incident in the Lower Hutt suburb of Naenae on Sunday afternoon has died from her injuries.

Police said the case had now been upgraded to a homicide investigation.

A 39-year-old man who was arrested after the incident remains in custody, charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm

Police said further charges are likely when he next appears in court.