Homicide inquiry after body found in Invercargill

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Invercargill police have launched a homicide inquiry after a man's body was discovered at a house on Sunday night.

Officers were called to a property on Oreti St where they made the discovery around 8:40pm.

Cordons are in place as investigators begin their enquiries.

Meanwhile, a 35-year-old man is set to appear in a Christchurch District court, charged with murdering a woman on the West Coast and injuring another man

The deceased woman is believed to be 41-year-old Barbara Ann Quinn, who was reported missing on Friday.