Man charged with murder after Tauranga marae death

Man charged with murder after Tauranga marae death
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A 21-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman at a Tauranga marae.

Emergency services were called to the scene at 11:50pm on Thursday, to find a 37-year-old with neck injuries, police say.

The woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition but died a short time later.

The man will appear in Tauranga District Court this morning, charged with murder.

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