8 Feb 2019

Man arrested after death in Hastings suburb

4:46 pm on 8 February 2019

A 42-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a death in Hastings overnight.

Police at the crime scene in Hastings.

Police at the crime scene in Hastings. Photo: RNZ / Anusha Bradley

Police were called to a house on Lumsden Road at about 2.30am after receiving a report of a critically injured man.

Emergency services administered CPR but the 30-year-old died at the scene.

The 42-year-old has been charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to appear in Hastings District Court tomorrow