Dive Squad completes search in murder case

The National Police Dive Squad has completed searching the Waikato River, as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of George Taiaroa.

Mr Taiaroa was gunned down on Tuesday afternoon, while he worked a stop-go sign between Tokoroa and Taupo.

Police say their search of the river has now been completed, and they were not able to locate any items of significance.

An tip line has had nearly 30 calls from the public, primarily relating to vehicle sightings.

That line can be reached on 0800 KINGSWOOD.

- Newstalk ZB

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2017, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf05 at 25 May 2017 12:14:01 Processing Time: 410ms