Man charged with murder following death of 68yo Napier man

File photo
File photo Photo credit: Newshub

Police have arrested a man in relation to the death of Colin Blithe who died in Napier on Sunday.

On Wednesday, a police spokesperson said in a statement the 33-year-old is charged with murder and will appear in the Napier District Court on February 3.

"Police are not seeking anyone else in connection with the investigation and believe that those involved were known to each other," the spokesperson said.

Police also added they will continue to support those impacted by the 68-year-old's death.

As the matter is before the Court, police will not be commenting any further on the investigation.

Sign up to receive news updates

By entering your email address, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Newshub and its affiliates may use your email address to provide updates/news, ads, and offers. To withdraw your consent or learn more about your rights, see the Privacy Policy.