Christchurch homicide update: New scene examination
Christchurch homicide update: New scene
Christchurch Police have today launched a
new scene examination in the homicide investigation
following the discovery of a man's body in Christchurch last
Detectives and forensic experts investigating the
death of the man [NOTE: identity remains suppressed] have
this morning executed a search warrant and are commencing a
scene examination at an address in Conference Street,
Detective Inspector Greg Murton says
that significant activity is believed to have occurred at
this address, resulting in the death of the victim.
scene examination is continuing at the Earnslaw Street
address where the body was located on Sunday, and is
expected to be completed tomorrow.
The post mortem was
completed yesterday and the body of the deceased returned to
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Gordon Campbell: On Populism And Labour 2017
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