A 12-year-old boy has been charged with murder in Northland.

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The victim, Ōkaihau local Michael John Biggins, 62, was found in a car crashed into a paddock and died at the scene.

Detective senior sergeant Mark Dalzell said the child is the second person charged.

A 15-year-old has also been charged with murder over Biggins’ death.