Homicide probe launched following Whanganui death
23 April, 2018, 2:27 pm
NEW Zealand Police have launched a homicide investigation after a man was found dead at a Wikitoria Road property in Whanganui last night.
Emergency services were called to the address at 6:46pm.
Detective Inspector Ross McKay said the man, who was in his 50s, was found deceased and the second man in his 50s received serious injuries and was transported to Whanganui Hospital.
Det. Insp McKay said the second man was in a stable condition.
He said Police and the Environmental Science and Research (ESR) were carrying out a scene examination today.
Det Insp McKay urged anyone who may have any information about this incident to contact Police.
Information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.