17 Aug 2015

Police investigate fatal Waitara house fire

10:44 am on 17 August 2015

A post-mortem is being carried out the body of a man found following a house fire in Taranaki that is being treated as suspicious.

Firefighters say the house in Waitara was well ablaze when they arrived about 10pm on Saturday.

A forensic team is continuing its investigation of the site today and police are hoping to have a clearer picture of what happened by this afternoon.