Thursday, February 24, 2022

Nelson homicide - name release

Name release of homicide victim


Washington Road Homicide Investigation

A homicide investigation, Operation Fossa, which had been launched on Tuesday after the death of a male at a Washington Road address in Nelson, has been undated by Detective Inspector Mark Chenery.

Detective Inspector Mark Chenery said today Thursday the 24th February “Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died in Nelson on Tuesday 22 February. He was Lake Arizona Takimoana, aged 22 years of Nelson.”

Police extend their condolences to Mr Takimoana’s friends and whānau.

Police were called to the address about 1.15pm Tuesday the 22nd February following a report of a man being shot.

Emergency services conducted CPR, however the man sadly died at the scene.

Detective Inspector Mark Chenery said on Wednesday “Tasman Police have made positive progress in their investigation into the Murder”

“We are satisfied the parties involved are known to each other and that there is minimal risk to the wider community.”

The Police continue to appeal to any witnesses that may have seen anything in the Washington Road area on Tuesday 22 February from 12:45pm to 1:30pm to come forward.

The Police investigation team are also interested in hearing from people who have any CCTV footage of Washington Road.

The homicide investigation is ongoing and Police ask anyone with information that could help with enquiries to contact Police via 105 and quote file number 220222/7060, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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