Man found dead on Northland street, police launch investigation

The man was found shortly after 4am. (File photo)

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The man was found shortly after 4am. (File photo)

Police are investigating after the unexplained death of a 24-year-old man in Ruakākā early on Thursday morning.

According to a police spokesperson, police were called to the scene just after 4am and found the man lying on Peter Snell Rd.

“We are now working to understand the full circumstances of what has occurred,” the spokesperson said.

A scene examination has begun and police have closed Peter Snell Rd along the Tamingi ST and Tamure Place intersections and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

“We apologise for any inconvenience this will cause commuters,” the spokesperson said.

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