As stated by Marlborough Area Commander Inspector Simon Feltham:
Police have launched a homicide investigation after a person died following an incident on Market St, Blenheim early this morning.
Police were called to a disorder incident on Market St at about 2:55am, one person died at the scene.
Two people were also seriously injured and taken to hospital where they remain in a serious condition.
Police are speaking to several people in relation to this incident and an investigation is underway.We are also conducting scene examinations today.
The scenes remain cordoned off and there will be a Police presence in the area as we work to understand the circumstances of these incidents and ensure the community’s safety.