South Auckland dad charged with manslaughter over fatal shooting of toddler

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The man charged over the fatal shooting of a South Auckland toddler in June can now be named as Gustav Otto Sanft.

Police at an incident in Favona Rd, Mangere

Police at an incident in Favona Rd, Mangere

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He lost his bid for name suppression last week.

We can also reveal that the Mr Sanft is charged with the manslaughter of his two-year-old daughter, who was allegedly shot dead in the driveway of their family home in Favona Road.

The 26-year-old also faces charges of unlawful possession of a pistol and possession of cannabis for supply.

He will reappear in court next month.

A 26-year-old man has been charged with unlawful possession of a pistol under the Firearms Act.
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The 26-year-old man stood crying with his head bowed after appearing on a charge of unlawful possession of a pistol.
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