The Australian man accused of finishing up the mass killings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, final month shall be charged with 50 counts of homicide in a court docket look on Friday, the police mentioned.
The brand new expenses come as no shock. The suspect, Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, had been held on a single depend of homicide whereas the authorities carried out their investigation of the March 15 killings, which left 50 folks lifeless and plenty of others wounded.
Mr. Tarrant may also be charged with 39 counts of tried homicide, in keeping with the Thursday assertion from the New Zealand Police, which didn’t establish him by identify. “Different expenses are nonetheless into account,” the police mentioned.