Homicide investigation launched after body found in Bay of Plenty

The man was found dead on Monday night.
The man was found dead on Monday night. Photo credit: Google Maps.

A homicide investigation has been launched after a body was found at Omanawa, near Tauranga overnight.

Police were called to an address on McLaren Falls Rd at about 10pm on Monday following a report of a person being injured. The man was found dead on arrival.

One person is currently assisting police with enquiries.

"Anyone with information about this incident, or who was in the area at the time and may have seen people or vehicles acting suspiciously, is urged to get in touch with Police. You can do so by calling 105 and quoting event number P045268350.

"Information can also be given anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."