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Homicide investigation launched, Tauranga

Posted 14 July 2018 by Gold FM in Emergency Services - Police, Fire, Civil Defence

Tauranga Police have launched a homicide investigation after a body was found in suspicious circumstances.

Detective Inspector Lewis Warner says police received a report of a body in the water below McLaren Falls Bridge on McLaren Falls Road about 11.30 am yesterday (Friday 13 July).

The body has not yet been identified and a forensic post mortem will take place today.

The investigation is in its early stages and Police would like to hear from anyone who saw suspicious activity on McLaren Falls Road yesterday.

Information can be provided to Tauranga Police on 07 577 4300, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Further details will be released when they become available.