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Fijian Couple Dead In Auckland, Son In Critical Condition

Their bodies were discovered in Sun­nyside Crescent, Papatoetoe, Auckland. A child, reported to be theirs is in critical condition and admitted at Auckland’s Starship Hospital.
31 Dec 2019 13:18
Fijian Couple Dead In Auckland, Son In Critical Condition
The deceased couple Ricky Nath and Sherine Nath. Their son is admitted at the Starship Hospital in Auckland.

A couple found dead in an Auckland-home have been identified to have links here.

Their bodies were discovered in Sun­nyside Crescent, Papatoetoe, Auckland. A child, reported to be theirs is in critical condition and admitted at Auckland’s Starship Hospital.

Dead are Ricky Nath from Ba and his wife Sherine Nath.

Detective Inspector Colin Higson told New Zea­land media that Mrs Nath’s body was found inside a bedroom and the child was found critically in­jured in the same room.

A further search of the home revealed the body of Mr Nath inside the property’s garage.

Police had cordoned the residence yesterday while officers conducted a scene examination.

A family friend of the deceased couple, Khayam Khan, from said it was sad news for the Fijian community.

“Our condolences and thoughts go out to their loved ones. And wishing the little boy a speedy re­covery,” Mr Khan said.

Edited by Jonathan Bryce

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