Murder charge following fatal assault in Grey Lynn


Auckland City

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a woman in Grey Lynn this morning.

Emergency services were called at 8.25am after a member of the public came across the woman being allegedly assaulted by a man on Cockburn Street.

The woman was critically injured and tragically died a short time after emergency services arrived.

The man was located by police nearby and taken into custody.

“We have launched a homicide enquiry and can confirm the victim and alleged offender were known to each other,” says Detective Senior Sergeant Lisa Anderson.
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