Police seek possible witnesses to murder

Police investigating the death of a man, believed to be a 54 year-old Caucasian of no fixed abode, want possible witnesses to the attack on him to contact the investigation team. Acting Detective Inspector John Sutton says officers have spoken to a number of people who were in the Myers Park and Mayoral Drive vicinity at about the time of the attack between 11.20 and 11.30pm which resulted in the man's death later in hospital. "However, we understand that three Asian people - two men and a woman - were also nearby when the incident occurred and we'd like to identify and speak with them to determine whether they have any information that might assist us locate a man seen leaving the park in the direction of Karangahape Rd at about 11.30pm. "It's important these people make contact with the investigation team at Auckland Central Police Station on 09 302 6516 or anonymously on Crimestoppers - 0800 555 111. We can provide assistance if interpreters are needed."

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