Investigation after unexplained death in Redwood

Statement to be attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Colin Baillie:

An investigation is underway following the death of a person in Redwood overnight.

The person was located in a caravan destroyed by fire early this morning.

Police were called to the Te Maru Place property in Redwood at about 12.40am.

The death is currently being treated as unexplained.

A scene guard has been in place overnight and Police and Fire and Emergency NZ investigators will be carrying out a scene examination this morning.

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