A homicide investigation has been launched into the death of a man at a Christchurch property overnight.
Police were called to a Riccarton Rd property on Wednesday night at about 10:50pm following a report of a man having been stabbed. When officers arrived, the man was dead.
An investigation into what happened is now underway, with a scene guard being in place overnight. Cordons will remain on Thursday while a scene examination is carried out.
"Anyone who has any information that might help police with the investigation is encouraged to get in touch," said Detective Inspector Mike Ford.
You can call Police on 105, or give information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.