14 Aug 2019

Homicide investigation launched after New Plymouth death

8:37 am on 14 August 2019

A homicide investigation has been launched after a woman's body was found in New Plymouth last night.

Police tape cordon a property in Taharoa

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police were called to the scene on Fantome Place, in Whalers Gate, at about 5.30pm yesterday and located a deceased woman.

A 49-year old woman has been charged with murder and will appear in the New Plymouth District Court today.