Christchurch Homicide Investigation launched following death of Man

Christchurch Homicide Investigation launched following death of Man

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Canterbury Police launched a homicide investigation yesterday at around 1 pm.

A man was taken to Christchurch Hospital yesterday morning with critical injuries, and the man since died as a result.

Detective Senior Sergeant Joel Syme says Police have launched a homicide investigation to determine the circumstances of the man's death.

“As a result, Police have now launched a homicide investigation and working to determine the circumstances of the death,” Detective Syme says.

Further information will become available when it is issued to the media.

Anyone with information that may assist Police is asked to contact 105, quoting file number 210101/6148. Information can also be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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