MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Police – Release/Statement
Headline: Homicide investigation underway in Taupo – rnzngin Fifth Estate
Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement:
Headline: Homicide investigation underway in Taupo
Saturday, 15 April 2017 – 3:57pm
Please attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Van Kempen:
Police have launched a homicide investigation after a woman was killed at a Mahuta Road address in Five Mile Bay, near Taupo, this morning.
Emergency services responded to a report at approximately 8:30am that a 58-year-old woman had received stab wounds. She was being flown to Waikato Hospital in a critical condition when she passed away.
Police have arrested a 56-year-old man and are not seeking anyone else in relation to the incident.
He has been charged with murder and will be appearing in Rotorua District Court on Monday.
A scene examination is now being carried out and CIB are making a number of follow up enquiries as well as providing support to the victim’s family.
Now the matter is before the courts Police cannot comment further.
Issued by Police Media Centre