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Tongan woman died in Manurewa

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 28/09/2020

A Tongan woman has died at Manurewa, New Zealand alleged of assault.

According to TVNZ One News report – police arrested a man in connection to the incident which occurred at a resident in Smedley Street.

Police received reports that the woman had been assaulted at a resident in Smedley Street at around 3:20 of New Zealand time, yesterday morning.

When police arrived at the scene of the incident the woman had already passed away.

The man who was arrested in connection to the incident is speaking with police.

Stuff NZ reported that the man arrested is 45 years of age and has been charged in relation to assault and he appeared in Manukau District Court today.

Detective Senior Sergeant – Albie Alexander from the Counties Manukau CIB, says a post mortem examination was completed today.

Despite Police no longer looking for anyone else in relation to the death, investigation is still ongoing.

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