A homicide investigation has been launched in Christchurch after a body was found at a property in the CBD last night following reports of an assault.
Emergency services received a report of a serious assault at an Armagh Street property about 7.35pm, with police finding a body at the property a short time later.
Officers located a person who is assisting with the investigation.
Police believe this is an isolated incident with no further risk to the public.
A cordon is in place at the intersection of Armagh Street and Barbadoes Street and includes part of Armagh Street east of that intersection.