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Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

Statement to be attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Middlemiss:

Police can now confirm the name of the man found dead in his Strathmore Park home on Thursday.

He was 70-year-old Richard Martin Wallace.

His death is still being treated as unexplained and an investigation into the circumstances is ongoing.

Police will continue with a scene examination in the area today.

Anyone with information that can assist the investigation should contact Police via 105 and quote file number 210722/6922.

Information can also be provided anonymously through Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.  

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Issued by Police Media Centre

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