Christchurch Police investigating unexplained death
Christchurch Police investigating unexplained
Christchurch Police are investigating the death
of a male in his 70's at a North New Brighton address.
was in a residential care facility when he died, and the
cause of death is unexplained. There are no obvious
suspicious circumstances at this stage, however the
circumstances leading up to the death, and what the actual
cause of death was, are being investigated.
of the scene is being conducted today, and a post mortem
will take place tomorrow.
Further information will be
provided following the post mortem tomorrow.
Inspector Murton is not available for further comment at
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