Upper Hutt Police have launched a homicide investigation after Police and Ambulance officers were called to an Upper Hutt residential address shortly before 8 pm tonight and found a man dead at the scene.
Police have cordoned off the scene, in Merton Street, Upper Hutt tonight, until a forensic examination is commenced by ESR scientists, a forensic pathologist and Police tomorrow morning.
Police are presently interviewing a 39 year old woman in connection with this death.
Detective Senior Sergeant Soni Malaulau, who is heading the investigation, said that Police are yet to confirm the identity of the deceased, and advise next of kin.
No further details are available this stage.