A man has been found dead in a burned tent in a small Rangitikei town.
His body was found by the owner of a property at Hawkestone Road in Marton who alerted police at around 9.30am today.
The man had died in what appeared to be a tent fire, however police were currently investigating the death on behalf of the coroner, a central district police spokesman said.
More to follow.
- The Dominion Post
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