6 Jun 2020

Murder investigation launched after death of man in Hamilton

12:53 pm on 6 June 2020

Police are seeking public help in a murder investigation, after a man died in Hamilton last night.

Unexplained death in Taita, Lower Hutt early on Sunday 26th January 2020.  A Police cordon and crime scene invetsigation tent were in place Monday 27th January 2020.  Police Emergency tape.

Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

Detective Senior Sergeant William Loughrin said a man died at a property in Slim St in the suburb of Bader, after reports of an assault.

Police expect to spend several days examining the property and are working to identify and locate the offender.

A post mortem will be undertaken tomorrow.

Police are seeking information from anyone who saw people or vehicles coming or going from 8 Slim St between 5.30pm and 5.45pm yesterday.