A 20-year-old man has been arrested by police in connection to the ongoing investigation of the murder of Bayden Williams.
Detective Senior Sergeant William Loughrin said in a statement this afternoon the 20-year-old has been arrested for selling a firearm.
He will appear in the Thames District Court on August 20.
Detective Loughrin added police are also appealing to the public for dash camera footage for anyone that travelled on Kopu-Hikuai Rd between 6.00 pm and 7.00 pm on Wednesday 5 August.
Anyone with any information can contact police by calling 105 or giving information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting file number 200806/1185.
Mr Williams’ body was found on the side of State Highway 25 On August 5 at around 7:30pm.