Not guilty plea in murder mystery case

Last updated 11:08 03/06/2014
hansen standard
Supplied
Whetu Teaola Hansen

Relevant offers

Crime

Fire at Whatuira death address was deliberately lit Man pleads guilty to incest, rape of daughters Victim of predator: 'you stole my life' Force for change: Tusha Penny and Louise Nicholas tackle family violence Sex crims walk in park Tourist driver stopped, punched in face Man at centre of Whangarei homicide was former P addict Fifth man in court over Woodville murder Card skimming victim will avoid ATMs Court for alleged broom sex attackers

The person accused of murdering Whanganui man Whetu Hansen has pleaded not guilty.

The man, who has name suppression, appeared via audio-visual link from prison in the High Court in Wellington this morning.

He pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder, and Justice Robert Dobson remanded him until August.

No trial date has yet been set.

Hansen was last seen on November 24, and police started a missing persons inquiry on December 2. That has since become a homicide investigation.

Ad Feedback

- Manawatu Standard

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content