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Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 10:26am |
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Suspicious death - Whangarei

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At approximately 6.40am this morning police were called to the Whangarei St John Ambulance Station. Upon arrival they were informed by ambulance staff that a man had been dropped off in a critical condition and has since died.

Whangarei Police are now making enquiries and have established a cordon at the Ambulance Station.

At this stage, Police are treating the death as suspicious and enquiries are underway to identify the victim.

A post mortem will likely be carried out tomorrow to establish the cause of death.

Our enquiries will not impact on the ambulance station.

A further update will provided later this afternoon. 

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Shelley Nahr/NZ Police