Woman Dead After Wellington Stabbing

Publish Date
Monday, 7 December 2015, 8:34AM

Police have launched a homicide inquiry after a 55-year-old woman was stabbed in Wellington.

They are speaking to a 27-year-old man about the incident. He was located a short distance from the property.

Police were called to a home in the suburb of Churton Park in the northern suburbs of Wellington about 7.35pm on Sunday.

They found the woman at the house upon arrival. She had died at the scene.

"Police believe the victim has been stabbed at the address," they said in a release.

They were not seeking anyone else in relation to the death of the woman.

Police and victim support were speaking with family members and providing support.

A post mortem and scene examination will be carried out over the next few days.

NZ Herald