9 Dec 2010

Police investigate suspicious death in Christchurch

5:10 pm on 9 December 2010

Police are investigating a suspicious death after finding the body of a woman in Christchurch on Thursday.

They say the 23-year-old was found at a property at Stanmore Road from where she had been reported missing on Wednesday.

Detective Senior Sergeant David Harvey says the death has been referred to the Coroner and a post-mortem will be conducted on Friday.

Police and Victim Support are working with the family and associates of the woman.