13 Jul 2019

Police investigate death of man in Taihape

9:16 am on 13 July 2019

Police are investigating the death of a man overnight in Taihape.

A police spokesperson says officers were called to a disorder incident on Thrush Street at 12.30am.

On arrival a man was found to have critical injuries.

The spokesperson said the man, a 43-year-old Taihape resident, died a short time later.

A second man was taken into custody and is assisting police with their enquiries.