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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

A man has died at a rural address in Makarewa, Southland this evening.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident at around 6:10pm.

Initial indications are that the man was attacked by a stag and suffered fatal injuries.

The stag was put down.

The circumstances of the man’s death will be investigated on behalf of the Coroner.

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Issued by Police Media Centre 

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