21 Feb 2011

Man arrested after woman's death in Tauranga

12:30 pm on 21 February 2011

Police have arrested a 41-year-old man following the death of a woman in Tauranga on Sunday morning.

Officers were called to a Graham Place address in Bellevue shortly after 5am on Sunday by the ambulance service.

Police say when officers arrived they found a 59-year-old woman dead.

Another woman, aged 27, was injured. She is recovering in Tauranga hospital; her injuries are not life-threatening.

The man charged was also taken to hospital with moderate injuries.

Police say the name of the deceased will not be released until at least midday on Monday.

They describe the incident as domestic-related and say they are not looking for anyone else.