22 Sep 2021

Homicide investigation launched in Auckland suburb of Favona

6:34 pm on 22 September 2021

A homicide investigation has been launched following the death of a 72-year-old man in the Auckland suburb of Favona yesterday evening.

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.

File photo. Photo: RNZ / Patrice Allen

A post mortem has been carried out today and the police are notifying his next of kin.

The police are speaking with a man who is assisting their enquiries and they are not looking for anyone else.

Detective Senior Sergeant Tom Gollan from Counties Manukau Police said police were currently speaking with a man who was assisting their enquiries,

They are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

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