Homicide investigation after New Plymouth death

Police have launched a homicide enquiry following a death in New Plymouth last night.

Around 5:30pm Police received a report of a death in the Whalers Gate area.

Police attended an address on Fantome Place and located a deceased woman.

A 49-year-old woman will appear in New Plymouth District Court today charged with murder.

As the case is now before the court Police is unable to comment further.

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