Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Simon Harrison:
Whanganui Police has launched a homicide enquiry following the discovery of a body on Lee Street, Whanganui on Thursday 3 October.
The body of a woman was found by Police officers conducting enquiries in relation to a missing person investigation at about 11:20am.
A scene examination is underway.
Police expect to give an update later next week as the investigation progresses.
Issued by Police Media Centre