75yo man arrested over Kapiti retirement village murder of 70yo woman

A 75-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a 70-year-old woman in Raumati Beach.

He will be appearing in Porirua District Court on Wednesday morning.

Police are not seeking anyone else in relation to the woman's death.

A spokesperson for the Coastal Villas Retirement Home in Raumati Beach on the Kapiti Coast confirmed a "serious incident" had taken place at the home at 9:40am.

They told Newshub police were in attendance all day.

Residents at the retirement village can expect a police presence in Westgate Dr until Friday, as a scene examination is underway.





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