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An unexplained death in Rongotea – police investigating

News from NZ Police
Police are working to establish the circumstances around the unexplained death of a 48 year-old man at a rural address in Rongotea on Saturday.

Detective Senior Sergeant Marc Hercock says: “The man was staying at a Bainesse Road property and was found dead by the home owner at around 8:30am on Saturday. The home owner then called emergency services.”

A scene examination has been completed and Police are in the process of making further lines of inquiry to piece together the man’s last movements.

“We hope to have a post-mortem completed by tomorrow evening. At this stage the cause of death remains unexplained,” says Detective Senior Sergeant Hercock.