Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement:

Headline: Whangarei homicide investigation continues


Police are continuing their inquiries following the discovery of the bodies of a man and woman at a Riverside house in Whangarei early this morning.

The 32-year-old woman and 52-year-old man were found about 12.30am at a Dundas Road address.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths, but are speaking to a number of witnesses.
The deceased were known to each other.

Police would like to hear from anyone who may have heard or seen anything in the Dundas Road area between 11pm and 12.30am last night
Anyone with information can call the Whangarei Police on 09 430 4500 or if they want to remain anonymous they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A scene examination with be undertaken with the assistance of specialists today.
A post mortem will be carried out on the deceased in Auckland tomorrow.

For media inquiries contact Northland Police Communications Manager Sarah Kennett on 09 945 4650 or 021 192 1099.

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