8 Feb 2019

Murder charge following death of woman overnight

9:45 am on 8 February 2019

A man has been charged with murder after a 59-year-old woman died in Auckland.

Police lights

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Police were called to the west Auckland suburb of Oratia just after midnight.

A 27-year-old man will appear in the Waitakere District Court today.

The scene is being guarded while the police carry out an examination.