UPDATE: Serious incident, Kopu-Hikuai Road , Thames-Coromandel

Waikato Police have launched a homicide investigation following the discovery of a body on the Kopu-Hikuai Road (SH25A) at about 7.30pm tonight.

One person is in custody and assisting Police with enquiries.

Kopu-Hikuai Road (SH25A) will remain closed overnight.

A scene examination will take place tomorrow.

The next update will be tomorrow.

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