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

Meth testing for rental properties on the rise Ngai Tahu head Sir Mark Solomon's stand down followed damaging spat with CEO Depressed Taranaki mother sentenced for attempted murder suicide plot Car of women missing in North Island found in Kapiti Settlement expands EQC's liability 'hugely', as more homeowners speak out Christchurch home searched in Marcus Tucker homicide inquiry Wellington's smart motorway means relaxing and letting go of road control More Kiwi travellers report problems with passport scanning machines Artificial turf versus grass is under the spotlight for children's rugby injuries Uber drivers operating illegally in New Zealand, NZTA says

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