Homicide inquiry underway after Christchurch death

One person has been arrested.
One person has been arrested. Photo credit: Getty

A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found seriously injured at a Christchurch address on Sunday morning.

Emergency services were called to the property in the suburb of Edgeware just before 3am.

A police statement said the man was transferred to Christchurch Hospital but died shortly after.

One person was arrested at the scene and is assisting police.

Police said a scene guard is in place and an examination will continue on Sunday.