Police respond to suspicious deaths - Castlepoint
Wairarapa Police have responded to a firearms incident at a
residential address near Castlepoint this morning at 5:17
Police can confirm that two people are deceased at the
scene and are treating the deaths as suspicious.
people involved were known to each other and Police do not
believe there is any further risk to the community.
are likely to be at the scene for a number of days whilst
they investigate exactly what occurred this
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