Porirua Police investigating death of woman
Porirua Police investigating following the discovery of the
body of a 33-year-old resident
Porirua Police CIB have
launched an inquiry following the discovery of a 33-year-old
woman at a Sunrise Boulevard address in Tawa,
The victim has been found by her family after
what Police believe has been a violent attack.
secured two crime scenes, one at the Tawa address as well as
vehicle located near the Takapu Road Railway
Police are appealing for anyone who has seen or
head anything in or around the Tawa address or the Railway
Station to come forward.
Of particular interest is anyone
travelling on trains this morning between 7.00 and 8.00am
who may have seen anything around the vehicle which is a
blue Toyota Corolla hatchback, registration GMB108.
will not be releasing further details until the next of kin
can be informed.
Anyone with information should contact
Porirua Police CIB on (04) 238 1401 or provide information
anonymously through Crimestoppers by phoning 0800 555
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