Mur­der ve­hi­cle ap­peal

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Po­lice are look­ing for a dark coloured, four wheel drive ve­hi­cle in re­la­tion to the mur­der of 48-year-old Scott John Henry in Kin­loch near Taupo.

Henry was killed at his home in Whanga­mata Road on Thurs­day, 20 July, 2017. He died as a re­sult of a gun­shot wound.

Po­lice are ap­peal­ing to the public for sight­ings of the ve­hi­cle in the Kin­loch and Western Bays area of Taupo in the days sur­round­ing Henry’s death, Bay of Plenty CIB, De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant John Wil­son said.

Con­tact Taupo po­lice on 07 378 6060 if you have any in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing to the de­scrip­tion of the ve­hi­cle.

Last Thurs­day, po­lice seized another car in Rotorua that will be foren­si­cally ex­am­ined.

In a state­ment, po­lice said the car was cen­tral to the in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the death of Henry.

Po­lice also searched an area of the Pure­ora For­est near the cen­tre of the North Is­land track in re­la­tion to the homi­cide in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Neigh­bours said the prop­erty where the man was shot had been the sub­ject of po­lice searches be­fore.

One neigh­bour said the Armed Of­fend­ers Squad had to use his prop­erty to carry out a pre­vi­ous search of the prop­erty.

In­for­ma­tion can also be provided anony­mously via Crimestop­pers on 0800 555 111.

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