Hunter believed dead

06:20, Apr 13 2014

A hunter is believed to be dead after an incident in the Longwood Forest today.

Detective sergeant Mark McCloy said emergency services, including a helicopter, were at the scene in western Southland. It was believed a man had been involved in a fatal hunting incident.

Police received the report at 1.30pm today, he said.

No further details were available.

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