Body found in Tauranga

Body found in Tauranga

Bay of Plenty

Please attribute to Detective Inspector Lew Warner

At about 10.40pm last night Police and ambulance responded to calls for assistance at Wilrose Place,  Tauranga.

On Police arrival paramedics were dealing with a 52-year-old male who had suffered a serious injury to the head.   He was pronounced dead at 11.15pm.

Police are conducting a scene examination and enquiries will continue today.   We are currently contacting the victim’s family.

Police would like to speak to anyone who was in the Courtney Road, Wilrose Place, Fraser Street areas between 9pm and midnight last night. 

The public can contact the Tauranga Police station (07) 577 4300 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Issued by Police Media Centre