Police urge two men to come forward – Operation Lena

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police urge two men to come forward

The Operation Lena investigation team have identified the two men seen in CCTV footage at the Epsom motel where 54 year old Ihaia Gillman-Harris was assaulted.

Mr Gillman-Harris later died in hospital.

They are Leonard Nattrass-Berquist and Beauen Wallace-Loretz, both 17 years old from the Auckland area.

Detective Inspector Scott Beard of Auckland Central CIB says that they are both aware that Police are looking for them.

“We are looking to resolve this case as soon as possible and advise Mr Nattrass-Berquist and Mr Wallace-Loretz to come forward to Police as soon as possible.

“The assistance we have received from the public to identify these two men has been fantastic and we would like to thank everyone who has contacted us with information.”

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the two men can contact the Operation Lena team by calling Auckland Central Police Station on 09 302 6400. To provide information anonymously contact the organisation Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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