Man found dead on fire
This morning at about 8.30 am, a 76 year old male was found
deceased lying on a smouldering fire heap at a rural
property in Ohaupo.
He was last seen by his son at 8 pm
last but it is believed that the male died sometime this
morning between 7.30 am and 8.30 am.
The deceased has been
extensively burnt but the exact cause of death is yet to be
The matter has been refered to the
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