Christchurch death sparks homicide investigation

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He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries at around 11pm. Photo credit: Getty

A homicide investigation has been launched after the death of a man in Christchurch.

He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries at around 11pm on Saturday night, and later died.

"The identity of the man has yet to be confirmed and an investigation is underway to establish the circumstances surrounding his death," said police.

Anyone who can help police should call them on (03) 363 7400 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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