Homicide investigation in Canterbury

Homicide investigation in Canterbury


Please attribute to Canterbury Police Criminal Investigations Manager, Detective Inspector Corrie Parnell.

Police have commenced a homicide investigation following the discovery of the body of a man shortly before 10pm last night in the Waimakariri River bed near Harrs Road, North Canterbury. 

The scene is now under Police guard and will be the subject of a forensic scene examination over the coming days. 

The identity of the male is yet to be confirmed. 

Police would like to hear from anybody in the vicinity of Harrs Road and South Eyre Road yesterday evening between the hours of 8pm and 10.30pm. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Christchurch Police on 03 363 7400 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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