25 Oct 2010

Assault charge laid after apartment death

8:22 pm on 25 October 2010

A 31-year-old been arrested and charged with assault after a man was found dead in an Auckland apartment.

Emergency services were called to The Quadrant in downtown Auckland shortly after 7am on Monday.

The arrested man is expected to face more serious charges after a post-mortem is carried out.

Detective Senior Sergeant Gerry Whitley says police do not know if the 30-year-old dead man has any family.

Mr Whitley says a third person was also in the apartment when police arrived but is not facing charges.

All three lived together and no one else is being sought.