Man dies in Kāpiti Coast, homicide investigation launched

1News Reporters 1News Reporters | 06-11 16:20

A homicide investigation is underway following an incident at a Waikanae Beach residential address in the Kāpiti Coast region.

Police responded to reports of a man having sustained serious injuries following an altercation at 4.20pm.

The man received medical attention at the scene, but sadly died.

"Cordons have been put in place and a scene examination will be conducted over the following days," said police.

"Another man who was at the house, known to the victim, is speaking with police and assisting with inquiries.


"Police do not believe there is an ongoing risk to the public."

Inquiries into the circumstances of what occurred are ongoing."

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