16 Mar 2019

Death of 14yo in Whanganui prompts homicide investigation

9:06 am on 16 March 2019

Police have launched a homicide investigation following the death of a 14-year-old girl in Whanganui last night.

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Police received a call from a person around 8.20pm stating they had harmed a family member.

The 14-year-old victim's body was found by police at a property on Niblett Street in Whanganui.

A 59-year-old woman is in custody and police are not looking for anyone else in relation to the death.