A woman has been charged with murder 18 months after a man was found dead in his burned-down South Auckland home.
Peter Dixon, 77, died in the bedroom of his Manurewa home and at the time the Fire Service said there was nothing to suggest the fire was suspicious.
A 47-year-old woman, who police say was known to Dixon, will appear in Manukau District Court today facing a charge of murder, four of theft, four of arson and another of attempted arson
Police said the charges came after "a lengthy and complex investigation".
The four theft and three of the arson counts relate to allegations of offending between November 2011 and January 2012 at her workplace.
The fourth arson and the attempted arson charges relate to allegations of offending on the day Dixon died at the Lomas Pl address.
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