Homicide investigation launched, Rotorua

A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead at a residential address in Rotorua this afternoon.

Emergency services were called to the property in Owhata about 4.45pm.

On arrival, the body of a man was located.

Police are speaking to another man present at the address and are not looking for anyone else in relation to the death.

A scene guard will remain in place overnight.

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