Homicide investigation launched in Whangarei

Published: Sun 21 Oct 2018 10:55 AM
"Homicide investigation launched in Whangarei"
Attributable to Detective Inspector Dene Begbie:
Around 12:30am today a male, who had sustained critical chest injuries as a result of what we believe to be a stabbing, arrived at the Otaika Motor Camp in Whangarei.
Despite efforts to revive him, he died at the scene.
A post mortem will be conducted to confirm cause of death.
Police have launched a homicide investigation and are making inquiries as to how the man came to suffer his fatal injuries.
There is a forensic scene examination taking place at the motor camp today.
Police are working on formal identification of the deceased.
We would ask anyone who has information about what happened to contact Whangarei Police on (09) 430 4500, or information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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