Police standup after officers swarm property in Aranui, Christchurch homicide investigation

  • 06/01/2024

Police held a media conference on Saturday afternoon, after a man's body was found in Ōtautahi/Christchurch earlier this week.

His body was discovered at a property on Carisbrooke Street, Aranui on Thursday, and on Friday he was named as David Karl Bridgwater, 38.

Officers are treating his death as a homicide.

It comes after armed police swarmed another property on the same street earlier on Saturday.

Detective Inspector Nicola Reeves is expected to speak to reporters at 4pm.

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