Homicide investigation, Rakaia
Detective Senior Sergeant Richard
Canterbury Police have launched a
homicide investigation following the death of a 29-year-old
man in Rakaia yesterday.
Police were called to an
address on Gardiners Road shortly after 9am.
had sustained an injury and died at the scene.
Police are working to establish the circumstances
surrounding his death.
A post mortem will be completed
today and a scene examination continues.
information on this matter is asked to contact Police on
Further information will be released as it
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