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One dead after alleged assault in Ngāruawāhia

One person is dead after an alleged serious assault in Ngāruawāhia on Wednesday night.

Police responded to the incident at a residential address in Cavan Street shortly before 9.30pm.

"One person has been taken into custody and charges are being considered," Police said in a statement.

"Enquiries into the circumstances of the incident are underway and further information will be released proactively when it is available."