5 Oct 2019

Police launch homicide inquiry in Whanganui

3:53 pm on 5 October 2019

A homicide inquiry has been launched after a woman's body was found in a Whanganui street.

Police discovered the body in Lee Street, in the suburb of Castlecliff on Thursday, while making inquiries about a missing person.

Detective Senior Sergeant Simon Harrison said a scene examination is being carried out today, and the case is now officially a homicide investigation.