24 Sep 2015

Body found at South Auckland property

7:48 am on 24 September 2015

One person has been arrested after a man's body was found at a South Auckland property yesterday.

Counties Manukau police have launched a homicide investigation after the discovery of the 42-year-old man's body in Takanini.

They said a 39-year-old man called the police yesterday afternoon and had since been arrested and charged with assault.

Police said the two men knew each other and that further charges are likely.

A post-mortem is being carried out today.