Murder charge laid over weekend death in Kāpiti

11:10 am on 19 August 2019

A 48-year-old man has been charged with murder over the death of a woman on the Kāpiti Coast on Saturday.

Police said they were notified about 8pm on Saturday of a serious assault at a house on Marine Parade, Paraparaumu Beach, and found the woman's body when they arrived.

They arrested a man yesterday.

The man's appeared at Wellington District Court this morning and was remanded in custody.

Police said two scene examinations - at the house where the woman's body was found, and a Raumati address - had been completed.

They said it was an isolated incident.