14 Dec 2009

Man dead, woman stabbed in Papatoetoe

7:55 pm on 14 December 2009

Police investigating the death of a man and the stabbing of a woman in South Auckland are not looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

Emergency services staff were called to a property in Puhinui Road in Papatoetoe about 10am on Monday where a 69-year-old man was found dead.

A 42-year-old woman, whom police describe as the victim, suffered serious knife wounds to her upper body. She was taken to Middlemore Hospital.

Police say the knife used in the assault was found at the scene.

Police are interviewing witnesses and say the woman and the dead man are related.