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Homicide investigation, Invercargill

"Homicide investigation, Invercargill "

Please attribute to Inspector Mike Bowman, Southland Area Commander

Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a woman in Invercargill.

Officers attended a North Road, Waikiwi address around 11:00am today after receiving a report of concern.

Upon arrival officers located the body of a woman.

Police are speaking with a number of witnesses and a scene guard is in place at the North Road address while examinations are undertaken.

Support is being provided to the woman’s family.

The investigation is in the early stages and officers would like to speak to anyone who saw or heard anything suspicious in the North Road area between Weka Street and West Plains Road, between 9pm last night and 9am this morning.

Anyone who has information that can help the investigation is asked to call 105, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Further information will be released when possible.

ENDS

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