14 Nov 2012

Police investigating Featherston body

10:24 pm on 14 November 2012

Wairarapa police are investigating after the body of an elderly woman was found at her house in Featherston.

They say initial inquiries revealed circumstances that are of concern.

The 70-year old was found in her home on Wednesday morning by a friend who hadn't been able to contact her over several days.

The scene has been secured, with a detailed scene examination and post mortem to begin on Thursday morning.

Police say they will not release further details until her next of kin have been informed.