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Man to face court over Hamilton death

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 30/10/2016

A 29-year-old man arrested after a man died in Hamilton is expected to appear in court on Monday.

A 59-year-old man died in front of police officers who had responded to a family violence callout in the suburb of Nawton at about 5.20pm on Saturday.

It was suspected the man died of a medical event following the earlier incident, media report.

Police had been at the house for several hours and when they went to leave a woman came out and screamed at them to come back inside, the NZ Herald reports.

The 29-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault. He is due to appear in Hamilton District Court.

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