A third person has been arrested and charged in relation to the the death of a man in Taita, Lower Hutt last week.

Adam Watkins', 39, body was found on a driveway on High Street near Taita on February 5th.

Today Police have arrested and charged a 40 year old Hutt Valley male with accessory after the fact.

The male will appear in the Lower Hutt District Court tomorrow along with a 19 year-old female who was arrested and charged on Saturday with Mr Watkin's murder.

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A man was arrested on Friday and charged with being an accessory after the fact.

Detective Senior Sergeant Warwick McKee from the Wellington District CIB said:
"Today's arrest again provides reassurance to the family of Mr Watkins and the Community in Lower Hutt.

I can confirm that Police are not actively seeking any other outstanding persons involved in the death of Mr Watkins. Police continue to support members of the victims' family through this trying time."