Kawerau murder accused loses name suppression

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File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

Name suppression has lapsed for a man accused of murdering a Kawerau man in January.

Thomas Edward Ray, 31, appeared in the Whakatane District Court today and did not enter a plea to a charge of murdering 23-year-old Kawerau man Gareth Lardelli Kaipara in January.

Bail was denied and he was further remanded in custody until April 17. He was represented by Bill Lawson.

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