Police launch a Homicide investigation in Palmerston North

Police launch a Homicide investigation in Palmerston North

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Palmerston North Police has begun a homicide investigation following the death of a man yesterday.

The man had taken on severe injuries following an incident on Rugby Street, Awapuni late yesterday morning.

The 34-year-old man died in hospital later that day.

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A 32-year-old man, who has been arrested and charged with murder will appear in Palmerston North District Court today.

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“We’d like to speak to anyone in the vicinity of Rugby Street yesterday who may have information which can assist,” said NZ Police in a press release.

Police are on the lookout for occupants who were riding in a silver or grey coloured SUV or people mover-style vehicle which was in the area at the time.

Please contact Police on 105 and quote file number 200908/9621.

Information can also be supplied anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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