Mysterious death in Manawatu

Last updated 10:29 28/01/2013
Police

SCENE: Police at the scene on Saturday.

House
SCENE: House cordoned off by police on Saturday.

Relevant offers

National

Chaos the dog is back from the brink Hello pork pies: Mini drivers head south Schools' water quality under the pump Library won't pull 'child abuse manual' Winston Peters given massive mandate in Northland by-election Father's rowing claim to court wrong Hope for dead teen's sperm Winston Peters romps home in Northland by-election Northland decides: Winston Peters takes by-election Northland by-election: 'Tough night' for Mark Osborne

A mysterious death at a house in Manawatu is under investigation.

Levin Detective Senior Sergeant Marc Hercock said a 48-year-old man was found dead at a Bainesse Rd property, Rongotea, where he was staying at 8.30am on Saturday.

He was found by the home's owner, who called police and an ambulance.

The cause of death remained unexplained.

Hercock said they hoped to have an autopsy completed by tomorrow night.

A scene examination has been completed and police are in the process of making further lines of inquiry to piece together his last movements

Ad Feedback

- Manawatu Standard

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content