Wairarapa Police investigating death of Featherston woman
Wairarapa Police investigating following the discovery of an
elderly Featherston resident
Wairarapa Police CIB have
launched an inquiry following the discovery of a local
70-year-old woman at a Featherston address.
inquiries have revealed circumstances which are of concern
The woman was found this morning by a friend
in her home after they were not able to make contact over
The scene has now been secured with a
detailed scene examination and post mortem to begin tomorrow
Police will not be releasing further details
until the next of kin can be informed.
information should contact Wairarapa Police CIB on (06) 370
0300 or provide information anonymously through
Crimestoppers by phoning 0800 555 111.
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