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Homicide investigation underway after man, 22, dies in Auckland

Radio New Zealand logo Radio New Zealand 21/11/2021
a sign on the side of a road © RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The death of a 22-year-old man in Auckland on Sunday afternoon has prompted police to being a homicide investigation.

a sign on the side of a road: Middlemore Hospital © Provided by Radio New Zealand Middlemore Hospital

The man died at Middlemore Hospital. Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

In a statement, police said the man was dropped off at a Takanini medical centre about 12.45pm with critical injuries.

He was taken to Middlemore Hospital, where he died from his injuries shortly later.

Police are investigating how the man was injured and to identify who dropped him off at the medical centre.

Anyone with information that could assist police enquiries is asked to get in touch via 105.

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