Second arrest made in historic homicide case

Bay of Plenty Police have today arrested a second person in relation to a homicide in Tauranga in 2018.

David Kuka was fatally shot at an address in Wilrose Place, Tauranga on 11 February 2018.

A 34-year-old man was charged with Mr Kuka’s murder in December and appeared in Tauranga District Court.

Today, Police have arrested a second man in relation to Mr Kuka’s death, a 36-year-old from Tauranga.

He is due to appear in Tauranga District Court tomorrow, 21 January, charged with murder.

Police can not rule out further arrests.

Police extend our thoughts to Mr Kuka’s family during this difficult period.

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