Murder charge laid after man found dead in West Auckland

Source: 1News

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a 27-year-old man in Ranui, West Auckland, on Sunday.

Armed police officer guards house in Ranui, Auckland where person died.

The deceased has been named as Lev Nemkin of Albany, North Auckland.

Police say a 47-year-old man was arrested on Friday morning. He will appear in the Waitākere District Court on Friday charged with murder.

Emergency services were called to a house in Ranui Station Rd on Sunday evening following Nemkin's death.

Police say they are not seeking anyone else.