4 Nov 2014

Homicide inquiry over woman's death

7:08 am on 4 November 2014

Police have launched a homicide investigation after a woman's body was found at a house in the Auckland suburb of Mount Wellington.

Officers called to reports of a domestic dispute at 9.15pm last night discovered a 47-year-old woman's body at the property.

A 63-year-old man suffered injuries to his arms in the same incident.

Detective Inspector Chris Cahill said police were not looking for anyone else in connection with the death, but needed to undertake significant work to ascertain what had happened.

A scene examination and post mortem will take place today.

The man is to undergo surgery at Middlemore Hospital today, where his condition is described as stable.