Elderly man's body found in Wellington apartment

3:00 pm on 3 March 2016

The decomposed body of 78-year-old man has been found in an apartment in central Wellington.

A police spokesperson said he was found yesterday during an assessment of the building in Mulgrave Street in Thorndon following a complaint by another resident.

They said the man probably died in early January, and his death was not being treated as suspicious.

He had not yet been identified.