Stab the murder

Police arrested the 39-year-old Christchurch man on Tuesday and charged him with the murder of 51-year-old Tony John Lochhead and the aggravated wounding of his brother, Peter.

He is the second man to be charged over the killing, g-suite manchester with a 36-year-old man appearing in Christchurch District Court on Monday, also charged with murder and aggravated wounding.

The 36-year-old was granted name suppression.

On Friday, Mr Lochhead was found dead and his brother injured after an incident at the house where the brothers lived in White Street, Rangiora.

Mr Lochhead died from a stab wound and police have recovered a knife from the scene g-suite.

They are not looking for anyone else in relation to the murder but say they are speaking to "a number of others" who may face charges for helping the pair after the alleged crime.

Detective Inspector David Long says several people had come forward with information about people hitchhiking between Rangiora and Christchurch on Friday night g-suite cardinal manchester.

He said one person had advised they had offered a ride to one of the charged men.

The 39-year-old will front Christchurch District Court on Wednesday.

His co-accused has been remanded in custody to appear in the High Court on October 11.
by tablospy | 2013-09-17 13:10 | news