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Source: New Zealand Police

Police have launched a homicide enquiry following a death in New Plymouth last night.

Around 5:30pm Police received a report of a death in the Whalers Gate area.

Police attended an address on Fantome Place and located a deceased woman.

A 49-year-old woman will appear in New Plymouth District Court today charged with murder.

As the case is now before the court Police is unable to comment further.


Issued by Police Media Centre