Two men have been arrested for the murder of New
Zealander Nicholas Heyward in Argentina.
The two accused are Marco Leiva Soda, 34, and his nephew
Adrian Soda, 20, Los Andes reported.
The newspaper said both men, from San Martin, were arrested
after police raids on neighbourhoods in the west city.
Security Minister Leonardo Comperatore said the murder weapon
was not found and "we will continue with the investigation by
the prosecutor Garay", Los Andes reported.
He said security camera footage was still being analysed, and
police would have a video conference with a French friend of
the victim who saw the killing.
Mr Heyward, 31, was killed on April 28 when walking with two
other people near Malvinas Argentinas Stadium.
He was attacked by two men on a scooter, one of whom tried to
snatch his bag but failed, and shot the New Zealand four
One bullet hit him in the neck and another in the abdomen.Mr
Heyward, a physiotherapist, was born in New Zealand but had
been living in Australia.