Body found in Newtown Park Flats, Wellington

Friday 30 July 2010, 9:35AM
By New Zealand Police


Wellington Police are investigating the death of a person at the Newtown Park Flats, where a body was found yesterday afternoon.

Acting Detective Inspector Scott Miller of Wellington CIB says Police are treating the death as suspicious until further information is available.

"Police are currently conducting a scene examination at the address in Mansfield Street, Newtown, and will remove the body of the deceased person later today."

"A post-mortem examination will help us determine the cause of death."

Police are yet to formally identify the deceased.

Anyone who may have seen any activity in the vicinity of Flat 166 in the past week should phone Wellington CIB immediately on (04) 381 2000 or phone Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.