Homicide Enquiry launched Following Te Anau Death

May 16, 2020
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A homicide investigation is underway after the body of a woman was discoveredin Te Anau last night. About 6:35pm, Police received information to suggest a person had died in the
area.

Police made enquiries before attending a Cleddau Street address where the
victim was located deceased, Detective Senior Sergeant Stu Harvey said.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder, and appeared in
Invercargill District Court today. He has been remanded in custody to
reappear on June 9.

The victim and alleged offender were known to one another and there is no
ongoing risk to the public.

A scene examination is underway at the address.

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