CHARGED WITH MUR­DER

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A 22-year-old man has been ar­rested and charged with mur­der after Paku­ranga woman Chozyn Koro­heke was fa­tally shot at close range. A po­lice spokes­woman says the man handed him­self into Manukau Po­lice Sta­tion on Sun­day evening and was ex­pected to ap­pear in the Manukau District Court on Tues­day. Koro­heke, also 22, died after be­ing shot at her Paku­ranga Heights home on April 4. Po­lice say they have ar­rested five other peo­ple dur­ing the in­ves­ti­ga­tion into Koro­heke’s death in­clud­ing three on un­re­lated mat­ters. Three men aged 27, 30, and 30 have been charged with un­law­ful pos­ses­sion of a firearm. Po­lice say they could not rule out the pos­si­bil­ity that fur­ther charges would be laid. A 47-year-old man and 24-year-old woman have also both been charged with be­ing an ac­ces­sory after the fact of mur­der.

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