New Zealand Police still searching for gun in shooting death of Canadian woman’s fiancé

New Zealand Police still searching for gun in shooting death of Canadian woman’s fiancé

Police in New Zealand have made an arrest but are still looking to locate the weapon allegedly used in the shooting death of a Canadian woman’s fiancé

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Police in New Zealand have made an arrest but are still looking to locate the weapon allegedly used in the shooting death of a Canadian woman’s fiancé.“The firearm used in the shooting has not yet been recovered, and locating it remains a priority for police,” New Zealand Police Det. Insp. Graham Pitkethley said.Story continues below

In a statement Sunday morning, the police force said officers are searching for forensic evidence in Waikato, about 170 kilometres south of Auckland, on the country’s North Island.READ MORE: Man charged with murder in death of Canadian’s fiance in New ZealandSean McKinnon was found dead in his van near the village of Gordonton on Friday morning.McKinnon, a 33-year-old Australian, was vacationing with his partner, Bianca Buckley, who is from Halifax.Police said the couple had been sleeping inside the van at a scenic spot near the coastal town of Raglan when a suspect approached the vehicle just after 3 a.m. Friday.WATCH: N.S. woman’s fiancé murdered in New Zealand

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