Person found dead at east Auckland home

A person has been found dead at a home in east Auckland.

Detective Inspector Tofilau Faamanuia Vaaelua, of Counties Manukau CIB, said police were called to the home on Casuarina Rd, Half Moon Bay, on Monday. They then found the person dead.

Police at the scene.
Police at the scene. Photo credit: Newshub.

"Police are currently at the scene and working to establish exactly what has occurred. We are also speaking with a person at the address," he said.

"Local residents will see an increased Police presence as we undertake our preliminary enquiries."

A Newshub camera operator arrived at the scene as a handcuffed woman was being led away by police.

Anyone who may be able to help police can contact them on 105, referencing job number P055051610.

Police said they will release more information as it comes to hand.