Coroner's/autopsy report of Owen Charles Wildbore-Brumby

Matt Howe made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

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From: Matt Howe

Dear New Zealand Police,
I am respectively requesting any documents relating to "Owen Charles Wildbore-Brumby" of Palmerston North suspicious death.

Yours faithfully,

Matthew Howe

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Dear Matthew


Thank you for your requested dated 31.08.2021 in which you requested the


I am respectively requesting any documents relating to "Owen Charles
Wildbore-Brumby" of Palmerston North suspicious death.


Currently this matter is still under investigation and therefore I have
considered your request in accordance with the Official Information Act
1982.  Your request is refused pursuant to the following sections:

o Section 6(c) to avoid prejudice of the maintenance of the law,
including the prevention, investigation and detection of offences, and
the right to a fair trial;
o Section 9(2)(a) to protect the privacy of natural persons, including
that of deceased natural persons;

The information you have requested forms part of a Coroners file.


While Police may hold copies of information about this accident, any
information obtained by Police was obtained for the purpose of the
Coroner's investigation into the death of one of the parties and therefore
any request for information from the Coroner's file must be considered by
Coronial Services at the Ministry of Justice.


Any request for access to information held on the Coroner's file will need
to be made to Information Advisor, Business Services Unit, Specialist
Courts Ministry of Justice, Wellington DX Box: SX11159. Email:
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Or you can make an information request to Coronial Services of New
Zealand. (link below)



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Yours sincerely




Alison Schwarz

Official Information Requests

Wellington District

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