Man charged over death of hunter

James Dodds. Photo / Supplied
James Dodds. Photo / Supplied

A man has been charged in relation to the death of Rotorua man James Wilson Dodds in a hunting incident last month.

Police said a 36-year-old would appear in Rotorua District Court on October 18 charged with careless use of a firearm causing death.

Mr Dodds 30, was shot dead during a hunting expedition in Waikite Valley, south of Rotorua, on September 7.

- APNZ

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