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Hawke's Bay Police investigating man's death

Hawke's Bay Police investigating man's death

Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Marty James:

Hawke’s Bay Police are investigating the death of a man overnight in Flaxmere.

Emergency services were called to the Flax Bar and Eatery (also known as the Flaxmere Tavern) on Swansea Road at 10.45pm last night, after a man was found outside the tavern with serious injuries.

The man was unresponsive when emergency services arrived and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

Due to the nature of the man’s injuries, Police are treating the man’s death as a homicide.

Cordons are in place between the tavern and Flaxmere Pool while Police work at the scene today.


Police are yet to formally identify the deceased man and no further details regarding him are available at this stage.

We would like to hear from anyone who was in the area of the tavern/pool between 10-11pm last night who may have seen something which could assist our investigation.

If you can help, please call Hastings Police on 06 831 0700.
Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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