A Christchurch man has been charged with murder following the
death of Rangiora man Tony John Lochhead.
Mr Lochhead, 51, died and his brother was hospitalised with
injuries after an altercation at his White St home on Friday
Police this morning said they had arrested a 36-year-old
Christchurch man late last night.
He will appear in Christchurch District Court today charged
with Mr Lochhead's murder and the aggravated wounding of his
Detective Inspector David Long said police inquiries were
continuing to identify others involved in the incident.
"We are not ruling out the possibility that other arrests
will be made in connection with this matter."
Police are continuing to call for any information about
people hitchhiking between Rangiora and Christchurch on
A scene examination of the White St property was expected to
be completed late today.