How many killed? How many of the fatalities reported?
Posted by te2ataria on October 7, 2016
Q. How many people were violently killed in New Zealand today?
A. Take any number between 16 and 24, and you’d probably be correct.
Q. How many fatalities reported?
Northland Homicide (another?)
Police have named the murder victim whose body was found in a vehicle in Otangarei as Moses Noor Mahanga, aged 25. A post-mortem has confirmed that he died as a result of a gunshot wound.
Fatal crash SH29, lower Kaimai [Bay of Plenty of Deaths]
Police say at least one person has been killed while another has been injured but their status is unclear at this stage on State Highway 29, in the lower Kaimai, Bay of Plenty [of Deaths.]
The fatal collision occurred between two cars near McLaren Falls Road.
Fatal crash in Tokoroa [Bay of Plenty of Deaths]
At least two people were killed in a fatal crash involving a car and a truck south of Tokoroa this morning. Police confirm the two deceased were a male and a female, [possibly British tourists,] who were travelling in the car.
The driver of the truck remains in Tokoroa Hospital with unspecified injuries.
Indian man killed in Manurewa crash
Police are seeking witnesses to a recent fatal crash in Manurewa that killed an Indian national. The victim, Pawar Singh, was hit by a van on Alfriston Road and later died at Middlemore Hospital.