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60-year-old woman charged with Dunedin murder

Dunedin homicide news

Dunedin Police have arrested and charged a woman with murder, following a sudden death at a Tainui Road property last night.

The 60-year-old woman was due to appear Dunedin District Court today.

Police were called to the Tanui Road address at around 5.20pm yesterday, Thursday 18 May. A man was located deceased at the address. A woman was taken into custody at the address and has subsequently been charged with murder.

‘We’d like to reassure our community that we are not seeking anyone else in relation to this incident. We know that this tragic event has shaken the community and Police and Victim Support will be working closely to offer support for all involved,’ said Detective Senior Sergeant Nik Leigh.

There will be an increased Police presence in the area while investigations continue.

As the matter is now before the Court, Police are unable to comment further on specifics around the case.

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Source:NZ Police

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