Unexplained death near Levin

01:23, Jan 28 2013

Levin police are investigating an unexplained death of a 48-year-old man on Saturday.

Detective Marc Hercock said the man was staying at a Bainesse Rd property in rural Rongotea, where he was found dead by the home owner at about 8.30am.

The home owner called emergency services.

Police have carried out a scene examination and are making further inquires to piece together the man's last movements.

A post mortem should be completed by tomorrow night.

"At this stage the death remains unexplained," Mr Hercock said.

Contact Kay Blundell
Kapiti reporter
Email: kay.blundell@dompost.co.nz

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