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Police investigating Levin unexplained death

Correction: Please note that Bainesse Road is a rural road near Rongotea and comes under the Manawatu region, and not Levin as previously stated.

Police investigating Levin unexplained death

Police are working to establish the circumstances around the unexplained death of a 48 year-old man in Levin on Saturday 27 January.

Detective Senior Sergeant Marc Hercock says: "The man was staying at a Bainesse Road property in Levin and was found dead by the home owner at around 8:30am on Saturday. The home owner then called emergency services."

A scene examination has been completed and Police are in the process of making further lines of inquiry to piece together the man's last movements.

"We hope to have a post-mortem completed by tomorrow evening. At this stage the cause of death remains unexplained," says Detective Senior Sergeant Hercock.

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