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Whanganui homicide: woman arrested after death of teenage girl

News from NZ Police
Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 14-year-old girl in Whanganui.

At around 8:20pm last night, Police responded to a call from a person stating that they had harmed a family member.

Police went to a house on Niblett Street and located the body of the teenager.

A 59-year-old woman is in Police custody.

Police are not looking for anyone else in response to this incident.

This matter is now before the courts.

1 comment:

  1. Paula Benefit, 18. March 2019, 13:01

    Actual problems like domestic violence haven’t decreased in the “this isn’t the NZ I know” NZ. My condolences to the family in Whanganui who have lost their child. [abridged]