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HomeAus & NZPolice probe woman's violent death in Auckland

Police probe woman’s violent death in Auckland

'Quick read' news summary

Police say they will be going door-to-door today making enquiries in a West Auckland neighbourhood where a woman was killed yesterday.

Officers were called to a property in Royal Road, Massey, around 5.45pm.

Members of the public have said they heard a woman screaming, and witnesses have described seeing a shirtless man holding a knife.

Police have not confirmed those reports, but said the victim died at the scene.

At least a dozen armed officers attended the scene and had appeared to be searching for a weapon.

The local badminton centre was locked down for two hours after the alarm was raised.

Police say they will be going door-to-door today making enquiries in a West Auckland neighbourhood where a woman was killed yesterday. Members of the public have said they heard a woman screaming, and witnesses have described seeing a shirtless man holding a knife. Police have not confirmed those reports, but said the victim died at the scene.

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