Man charged with murder over death of 72-year-old Auckland man

Source: 1News

A 33-year-old man has been charged with murder after the death of a 72-year-old man in Auckland's Favona on Tuesday evening. 

Detective Senior Sergeant Tom Gollan, Counties Manukau Police, said the 33-year-old man is expected to appear in the Manukau District Court on Thursday morning. 

Police have named the 72-year-old victim as Mohammed Hakim. 

"Police are supporting the victim’s family at this difficult time and our thoughts are with them as they grieve the loss of a much loved family member."

Gollan said Hakim's family have requested privacy.