UPDATE: unexplained death, Ruatoria

As stated by acting Detective Senior Sergeant Ben Quinn, Tairawhiti Police

Police are continuing to investigate the circumstances of an unexplained death following the discovery of a body at a vacant Ruatoria property.

The body of the 46-year-old woman was found on Saturday 3 August.

Police are currently working to notify her next of kin.

Her death is currently being treated as unexplained, and enquiries are ongoing.

A scene examination of the property has been completed.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.