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Homicide - Ridge Road, Howick

Homicide - Ridge Road, Howick

NZ Police CommCens Alert 03:00 8-12-2007 Counties Manukau

Location of incident: Ridge Road, Howick

Incident Type: Homicide

At approximately 1.45am this morning a male in his early 20's was stabbed in Ridge Road, Howick.

The male subsequently died en route to hospital. It is believed at this stage that the male victim and his friend had been to a nearby party and were walking along Ridge Road when they were approached by two males. One of these males has then stabbed the victim.

Ridge Road will be closed while an extensive scene examination is carried out.

Further information will be released later in the day.

Issued By: Inspector Gary Hill

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