Foul play is no longer suspected in the case of a man found
dead on a Christchurch driveway.
Warren Noel Blackett, 44, was found with severe head injuries
about 6.30am on Wednesday and died in hospital yesterday
Police initially treated the incident as a possible hit and
run but Detective Senior Sergeant Tony Hill said today this
did not appear to be the case.
"These are preliminary findings only, and the cause of death
will be determined by the coroner," Mr Hill said.
"However, an accidental death, possibly the result of a fall
or other incident, is a scenario that we are strongly
Investigations were continuing to establish Mr Blackett's
movements in the hours before his death.