A man has handed himself in and been charged in connection
with the murder of 27-year old Nathan Albert in the early
hours of New Year's Day.
Police investigating the homicide arrested a 38-year old
Panmure man who will appear in Auckland District Court today
charged with Crimes Act Assault.
Mr Albert died after being stabbed in Pilkington Rd, Panmure
shortly after 4am on New Year's Day.
Detective Inspector Mark Benefield says the 38 year-old
accused presented himself to police yesterday.
More serious charges may be laid as the investigation
progresses, he said.
No weapon has been recovered and police still want to hear
from anyone who has information about where it may be.
People can call Operation Terri on 0800 4 TERRI or
Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.