Slain man ‘a gen­tle soul’

Taranaki Daily News - - National News -

A fu­neral re­mem­ber­ing the life of Alex La­timer, whose body was dis­cov­ered at a re­mote Hawke’s Bay prop­erty at the week­end, is to be held to­day. A death no­tice for the Napier man, 30, said he was a ‘‘free spirit with a gen­tle soul’’. ‘‘Our Alex had en­ergy in abun­dance that he shared with all he came in con­tact with,’’ it said.

La­timer was the ‘‘loved son’’ of Donna Brady and

Mark La­timer, step­son to Jim

Brady and Rozanne La­timer,

‘‘de­voted, lov­ing’’ brother and brother-in-law to Ken­dal and Meg. La­timer was last seen on Sun­day, Septem­ber 30, at 1.25am, at the Bay View BP ser­vice sta­tion on the northern side of Napier. Po­lice be­lieved he was headed north­west to the Te Haroto area on the NapierTaupo¯ road. Two men have been jointly charged with La­timer’s as­sault and have been re­manded in cus­tody.

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