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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Craig Sheridan:

The investigation into the death of a man in Otaki yesterday evening is now being treated as a homicide.

Emergency services were called to a Mill Road address around 7:40pm yesterday, where a man in his 50s was reportedly injured.

Despite receiving medical treatment, he died at the scene. A post-mortem will be conducted tomorrow.

A scene examination by Police and ESR has been ongoing today, and is expected to continue into tomorrow.

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Issued by the Police Media Centre

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