Paeroa Police want to hear from anyone who was in, or drove through Paeroa on Sunday night and early Monday morning as they continue to investigate the death of Jordan Voudouris.
The 55-year-old businessman was found dead in the alleyway behind Mykonos Pizza and Pasta at about 6am on Monday morning.
Police are continuing their investigation into the death of Jordan Voudouris who owned Mykonos Pizza and Pasta in Paeroa. Image: Google Earth.
Detective Senior Sergeant Michael Whitehead says interim post mortem results confirm Jordan’s death as suspicious but police will not release details on the nature of the injuries he received.
“This information may prove vital to catching the offender and solving this homicide, so Police will not be commenting on those details at this stage of the investigation.”
CCTV footage from cameras in the town show a number of people walking or driving through the town late evening on Sunday or early Monday.
“Police are working to identify these people so they can be spoken to, but this is a time consuming and painstaking process.
“We therefore ask that anyone who may have been in the area between 10pm on Sunday the 17th of June and 6am on Monday the 18th to please make contact.
“They may have information that will assist to identify the person or persons responsible for Mr Voudouris’ death.”
Police are continuing to investigate the possible link between the death of Mr Voudouris and two attempted armed robberies in Waihi and Katikati the same morning.
Police can be contacted at the Paeroa Police Station on 07 862 8744. Alternatively information can be left anonymously with Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.