Arrests following Auckland brawl death
Tue, 03 Jul 2012 7:47p.m.
Police say they have arrested four men following the death of South Auckland man Richard Tairua, who died of natural causes after a trying to stop a brawl.
The four Manurewa men, aged between 22 and 26, were arrested today and charged with aggravated robbery.
One had also been charged with assaulting Mr Tairua.
The 59-year-old father-of-six died as he tried to stop a brawl outside his Primrose Place home early on Saturday morning.
Police initially treated his death as suspicious but a post-mortem confirmed he died of natural causes.
The four men will appear in Manukau District Court tomorrow.
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