Man arrested for selling firearm as part of Coromandel homicide investigation

A 20-year-old man has been arrested by police in connection to the ongoing investigation of the murder of Bayden Williams.

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One person is in police custody following the incident on August 5. Source: Breakfast

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.

Source: 1 NEWS

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.