18 Feb 2013

Inquiry launched into Ngaruawahia man's death

4:22 pm on 18 February 2013

A homicide investigation has been launched into the death of a Ngaruawahia man following a post-mortem.

Police were called to a rural property near the Waikato town on Sunday morning where they discovered the body of a 44-year-old man.

A 38-year-old Hamilton man appeared in court on Monday charged with assault.

Police are speaking to people who were at the property at the time to establish how the man died.