A man has been arrested over the fatal attack on a
homeless man in a central Auckland park.
Steven Harris, 54, died in hospital shortly after the attack
in Myers Park late on Wednesday night.
A 49-year-old man was arrested this afternoon after he handed
himself in to police in the company of his lawyer.
He will appear in the Auckland District Court tomorrow
charged with murder.
"The investigating team still has a lot of work to do but is
grateful to all those who have assisted thus far,'' a police
The majority of Myer's Park was reopened to the public today
and one of the three Asian people police were hoping to speak
to made contact with investigators.
The man will be interviewed in
the company of an interpreter tomorrow.