Constable Matthew Hunt’s killer, Eli Epiha, admitted the young policeman’s murder ahead of his trial at the High Court in Auckland. On Tuesday, he was also found guilty of attempting to murder Hunt’s partner, Constable David Goldfinch, Stuff reports. After the verdict, Hunt’s mother Diane spoke to media outside the court. Diane was supported by her daughter, Ellie Hunt, and numerous family members. “The past few weeks have been harrowing for us – it can’t be described in words,” she said.