Homicide investigation following serious assault
A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 48-year-old man in Tokoroa.
Police received a report around 2pm of a serious assault at a residential property, says a police spokesperson.
"Upon arrival the body of a man was discovered.
"A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder and is due to appear in Rotorua District Court today."
A scene guard remained in place overnight.