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Unexplained death in Manawatu

Published: 10:45AM Monday January 28, 2013 Source: ONE News

Police do not yet have an explanation for the death of a 48 year-old man in Manawatu on Saturday.

The man was staying at a house on Bainesse Road near Rongotea, and his body was discovered by the home owner at around 8.30am.

"We hope to have a post-mortem completed by tomorrow evening. At this stage the cause of death remains unexplained," Detective Senior Sergeant Marc Hercock said.

A scene examination has been completed and Police are making inquiries to piece together the man's last movements.