Post sponsored by NewzEngine.com

Source: New Zealand Police (District News)

A homicide investigation is under way in Christchurch after a woman was killed overnight.
 
Police were called to reports of an assault in Hawke Street, New Brighton at 10.40pm last night. 
 
The victim, a woman in her 40s, was unresponsive when emergency services arrived, and tragically died while being transported to hospital.
 
A 43-year-old man was taken into custody at the scene and is assisting Police with our enquiries. At this stage no charges have been laid. 
 
A scene examination will continue today in the vicinity of the Countdown carpark in Hawke Street.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by Police Media Centre. 

MIL OSI