30 Jun 2012

Man's death considered suspicious

5:56 pm on 30 June 2012

The police say extra staff have been called in to work on a suspected homicide inquiry into the death of a man in Manurewa.

A police spokesperson says on-call staff have been called in and up to 15 officers are now on the case.

Police were called to an address in Primrose Place at 2.15am on Saturday, where a fight was taking place.

A man, aged 59, was found unconscious and CPR was done, but he was unable to be revived.

Police are now piecing together events leading up to the death.

A post mortem is to be held.