Man dies af­ter fight

The Southland Times - - National News -

Po­lice are on the hunt for a man with fa­cial tat­toos af­ter an as­sault in Lower Hutt on Fri­day night left a man dead. De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant Tim Leitch said po­lice were seek­ing in­for­ma­tion from wit­nesses af­ter Faa­paia Fonoilaepa, 29, died from in­juries suf­fered in the as­sault in the sub­urb of Taita about 7.45pm. One man, a friend of the vic­tim, has been charged with as­sault and re­leased on bail while po­lice are seek­ing an­other man who was seen leav­ing the area in a ve­hi­cle which was since been found on a nearby street.

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