Police investigate death
Monday, 25 August 2014 -
Police are investigating
the death of a 29 year old man who died at a Manurewa
address this morning. It is believed that the man was
involved in an altercation with a family member immediately
prior to his death.
Police are speaking to witnesses and
will conduct a scene examination today. A Post-Mortem
examination will determine the course of the Police
Investigation and no further information will be available
until after this has been completed.
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