New Zealand Police

11/14/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/13/2018 22:39

Police arrest female following investigation into Manurewa death

Attribute to Detective Inspector Tofilau Faa Va'aelua, Counties Manukau CIB:

Police investigating the death of a 56-year-old male following an incident in Manurewa early this morning have arrested a 57-year-old female.

The female, who is known to the victim, will be appearing in the Manukau District Court tomorrow where she will be facing a charge of assault with a weapon.

A post-mortem will take place tomorrow as Police enquiries continue into the circumstances surrounding the death.

Police are unable to comment further as the matter will be before the Court.

ENDS

Nick Baker/NZ Police