Homicide investigation into death of Ashburton man

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NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Sat, 9 Nov 2019, 9:18AM
Emergency services were called to an address in Netherby about 11.45pm November 8, 2019.
Emergency services were called to an address in Netherby about 11.45pm November 8, 2019.

Homicide investigation into death of Ashburton man

Author
NZ Herald,
Publish Date
Sat, 9 Nov 2019, 9:18AM

A homicide investigation has been launched after the death of a 23-year-old man in Ashburton overnight.

Emergency services were called to an address in the suburb of Netherby at about 11.45pm in the Canterbury town, where they located a man with critical injuries.

He died at the scene a short time later.

The property has been cordoned off and a scene examination is underway.

Further information will be released as it becomes available, police said in a statement.

Anyone with information to assist this investigation is urged to contact police on 105 or crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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