26 Nov 2018

Man charged with murder after woman found dead in Rotorua

5:15 pm on 26 November 2018

A homicide inquiry has been launched in Rotorua after the death of a woman early this morning.

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The 50-year old woman died at a property in Whirinaki Valley Road at Ngakuru, south-west of Rotorua.

The police were called to a family harm incident just after 7am.

A 57-year-old man has appeared in the Rotorua District Court today charged with murder.

A scene examination is underway at the property.