9 Feb 2013

Homicide inquiry launched after woman found dead

6:02 pm on 9 February 2013

Police in Invercargill have launched a homicide investigation after the discovery of a woman's body on Saturday.

The 38-year-old was found in her room at a hostel in Tyne Street at about 10am.

A 30-year-old man has been taken into custody in connection with the death.

Police believe the two knew each other.