Homicide investigation in Upper Hutt

Homicide investigation in Upper Hutt

Wellington

Attributable to Detective Senior Sergeant Ian Martin:

Emergency services were called to a scene on Golders Road, Upper Hutt shortly before 4:30pm this afternoon to reports a man had been stabbed.

Despite efforts to revive him, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested a male at a nearby address for assault, and are currently speaking with him.

A scene guard is in place at Golders Road and Police are continuing a scene examination.

There is not thought to be any risk to the public at this time, however the Police investigation into what happened continues.

Any further updates will be issued when they are available.

ENDS

Issued by the Police Media Centre