Teen accused of murdering Christchurch mother named

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Section
Crime,
Publish Date
Friday, 25 August 2017, 10:49AM
Ms Nathan was found dead in Avonhead Road early this month (Image / NZH)
Ms Nathan was found dead in Avonhead Road early this month (Image / NZH)

The name of the 18-year-old accused of murdering a Christchurch mother can now be revealed.

Katrina Roma Epiha is charged with the murder of 32-year-old Alicia Nathan.

Ms Nathan was found dead in Avonhead Road early this month.

She left behind a three-year-old son.

Two days later Katrina Epiha was charged with Ms Nathan’s murder.

Epiha kept her hands in her pockets and looked up at Justice Gerald Nation during her appearance in the High Court in Christchurch this morning.

She’s been remanded in custody until the end of next month. ​

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