Homicide investigation following serious assault

The accused is due to appear in Rotorua District Court today. File photo/SunLive.

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 48-year-old man in Tokoroa.

Police received a report around 2pm of a serious assault at a residential property, says a police spokesperson.

"Upon arrival the body of a man was discovered.

"A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder and is due to appear in Rotorua District Court today."

A scene guard remained in place overnight.




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