Police launch investigation after unexplained death of a man, Lower Hutt

Police launch investigation after unexplained death of a man, Lower Hutt

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Police have launched a homicide investigation following an unexplained death of a man in Lower Hutt overnight.

Police we called to a report of an assault at an address on Burke Grove shortly before 11 pm in Naenae.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

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Police will be guarding the scene, and a scene examination will continue this morning.

Police are making enquiries and are speaking to several people to establish the circumstances.

“We do not believe there is any ongoing risk to members of the public.”

If anyone has any information which may be of assistance to Police, please call 105 quoting P044012346. Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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