12 Dec 2010

Wellington police examine building after fatal fall

6:33 pm on 12 December 2010

Police in Wellington say they will continue their scene examination at a Wellington apartment block after the death of a man on Sunday.

The Whanganui man, 20, fell from the sixth floor balcony of the Taranaki Street building at about 7:30am.

Detective Senior Sergeant Donna Howard says it is being treated as an unexplained death until a post-mortem examination is carried out on Monday.

She says after that, the death will be referred to the Coroner.

The dead man's name has not been released.