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Hutt Valley Police investigate homicide

Jackson Street, Petone

Hutt Valley Police investigate homicide

Fri, 23/08/2013 - 6:51am

Hutt Valley police are investigating the death of a 25 year old male. Police were called to reports of a fight and gunshots in Jackson Street, Petone around 10.40 pm last night.

A 25 year old male was found a short distance away. Despite CPR at the scene he died.

Hutt Valley Police Investigations Manager, Detective Senior Sergeant Dave Thornton says that “We are in the early stage of our investigation and it is progressing well. Today we will focus on a scene examination and we will continue to speak with witnesses.”

The name of the deceased will not be released until we have spoken with his family.

ENDS

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