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Dunedin Homicide, Update 3

Dunedin Homicide, Update 3

Dunedin Police expect over the next couple of days to complete a scene examination at the St Leonard's address where two children and a man were found dead yesterday evening (15 January).

Police today together with ESR, who arrived from Christchurch this morning, spent the day conducting a scene examination at the address.

Police staff also canvassed the local neighbourhood to gather information about the night's events.

It was expected the bodies of the man and two children would be removed this evening and taken for a post-mortem examination.

Police will not yet release the name of the 51-year-old man as they wait to contact relatives overseas.

They can confirm that he is the estranged husband of the woman living at the address and that their relationship ended in May 2013.

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