Police launch homicide investigation into Motueka baby death

Police launch homicide investigation into Motueka baby death
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Police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of a baby in Motueka.

Emergency services were called to an address on Memorial Drive at around 8:40pm on Sunday evening.

It was there they found the body of a five-month-old child.

A 41-year-old woman with serious injuries was also found at the scene. She was flown to Nelson Hospital and remains there in a serious but stable condition.

Officers continued with a scene examination on Monday. They are speaking with a person in relation to the infant's death.

No charges have been laid, but police are not seeking anyone else in the investigation.

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