Homicide investigation launched in Massey, woman charged

A homicide investigation has been launched and one person has been charged following the death of a man in Massey last night.

A 40-year-old woman has been charged with murder and is due to appear in the Waitākere District Court today.

At around 11.20pm, Police were called to Moire Road following a report of a person struck by a vehicle.

Despite efforts from first responders, the man sadly died at the scene.

Detective Senior Sergeant Nick Poland, Waitematā CIB, says the victim and the female were known to each other.

“As such, Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to this matter.

“We would like to reassure the community that this appears to be an isolated incident.”

Detective Senior Sergeant Poland says the community can expect to see an increased Police in the area while further enquiries are carried out.

“A scene guard remains in place this morning and will likely continue throughout the day.”

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.