Double homicide investigation in Ranui
Double homicide investigation in
Monday, 19 May 2014 -
At 10am this morning Police were
called to a residential property in Pooks Road,
Upon arrival officers discovered the bodies of two
women. Police are treating the incident as a double
A 55 year-old man, who is known to the victims,
is the person who made the 111 call to Police. He was also
at the scene when Police arrived. He is assisting Police
with enquiries and no-one else is being sought.
women are believed to be related, but until they have been
formally identified, no further details around their
relationship are able to be confirmed. Formal identification
is expected to take place in the next 24 hours, and Police
expect to release the names of the victims once that has
Post-mortem examinations will be conducted
tomorrow, however early indications are that both women have
suffered stab wounds.
A full scene examination is underway
and is expected to take several days.
The victims' next of
kin have been informed and are being supported by Victim
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