27 Sep 2020

Woman dies in Manurewa after assault

7:36 am on 27 September 2020

A woman has died at a house in the South Auckland suburb of Manurewa after being assaulted.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Police arrived at the Smedley Street property at 3.20am, after being alerted to the fact that a woman had been assaulted.

The woman died at the scene.

A man was arrested a short time later, and the police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the incident.

Police say they are investigating the incident as an unexplained death.