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Police investigate Taihape death following disorder incident

Police are investigating the death of a man overnight in Taihape.

Newshub reports the man died following a fight in the small central North Island town.

Police were called to a disorder incident on Thrush Street at 12.30am this morning.

A 43-year-old Taihape resident was found to have critical injuries and died a short time later.

A second man was taken into custody and is assisting police with their enquiries.

Taihape is located between Palmerston North and Taupō.

Source: 1 NEWS