15 Apr 2017

Man charged with murder after Taupō death

4:28 pm on 15 April 2017

A man has been charged with the murder of a woman near Taupō this morning.

The 56-year-old man will appear in the Rotorua District Court on Monday.

The 58-year-old woman was stabbed at a house in Five Mile Bay near Taupō.

She was taken to Waikato Hospital but died there.

A scene examination is being carried out and the police said they were not seeking anyone else over the killing.