Man charged with murder after body found in Tokoroa

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 48-year-old man in Tokoroa today.

Police have told 1 NEWS they were alerted to "serious incident" a residential address in the town at around 2pm.

A man's body was discovered at the property when police arrived.

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder and is due to appear in Rotorua
District Court tomorrow.

A scene guard has remained in place overnight.

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Police responding to the residential address yesterday afternoon found the body of a 48-year-old man. Source: Breakfast