A police investigation into the discovery of a man's body has
been upgraded to homicide.
Police today said post mortem results for the 24-year-old,
who was found in his home on Puriri Street in Wainuiomata,
Hutt Valley, led them to believe they were now investigating
The victim has been identified as Huri King-Mosen.
He was discovered when the property owner returned from
staying at another property in the Hutt Valley.
"Ambulance and Fire Service staff were called to the property
around 3pm on Tuesday afternoon to find the body of the
victim," police said.
Mr King-Mosen was last in contact with family members on
Police would like to hear from anyone who saw people or
vehicles arriving or leaving the Puriri Street property that
day. Anyone with any information should contact Hutt Valley
Police on (04) 560 2600.