Suspicious Death In Tokoroa
Location of incident: Tokoroa
Incident type: Update
Tokoroa Police were this morning
called to a house in Tokoroa where the body of a man had
The dead man lived at the house with other
The exact cause of the man's death is yet
to be established however, Police are treating the
investigation as a suspicious death.
Members the man's
family are helping Police to piece together his movements
since last evening when he was last seen alive.
of the dead man will not be released until members of the
extended family have been told of the death. This is
expected to be later today or early tomorrow.
mortem examination will be scheduled once Police and ESR
scientists have completed an examination of the house.
Police from Taupo and Turangi are assisting Tokoroa staff
with the investigation.
The cordon around the property and
neighbouring streets will remain in place until Police have
completed their work at the scene.
Police apologise for
any inconvenience to local
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