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Man charged with murder after woman, 45, killed in Paraparaumu

News from NZ Police
A 48-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a woman on the Kapiti Coast on Saturday.

His case was heard this morning in the Wellington District Court, where he was remanded in custody.

The women who was killed was 45-year-old Irina Scantee.

News from NZ Police – August 18
A homicide investigation is under way following the death of a woman after she was assaulted on the Kapiti Coast last night.

Police remain at an address on Marine Parade and at an address in Raumati today conducting scene examinations.

A man in his 40s was taken into custody shortly after the woman’s body was found. He is expected to face serious charges.

The arrested man and the deceased woman were known to each other, and Police reassure the community this was an isolated incident.

Earlier News from NZ Police
A woman has died after being assaulted at Paraparaumu Beach last night.

Emergency services were notified of the assault at an address on Marine Parade around 8pm. When police arrived, they found the woman’s body.

A man was taken into custody a short time later at nearby Raumati South.

Cordons in place at the corner of Marine Parade and Howell Street remained overnight.