14yo dies in Whanganui, homicide investigation launched

A police car.
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Police are investigating the death of a 14-year-old girl in Whanganui.

Officers responded to a call from a person saying they had harmed a family member at around 8:20pm on Friday night.

The body of the victim was located on Niblett St.

A 59-year-old woman is in custody and police are not looking for anyone else in response to the incident.


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