2 Jul 2016

Man charged with murder over Wairoa death

2:59 pm on 2 July 2016

A man has been charged with murder after the death of a man in Wairoa in northern Hawke's Bay.

Police were called to a home in Tuai, 55 km northwest of Wairoa, at 3am this morning and found the body of a 30-year old man.

Police said a 20-year-old man has been arrested and will appear in the Hastings District Court on Monday.

Scene examinations are continuing, but police said they are not seeking anyone else.