Whakatane Police are investigating the death of a man this morning in Kawerau.

The man was located injured at the intersection of Newall and Whittaker Streets at about 7:10 this morning

He was pronounced dead at the scene and is yet to be formally identified, Detective Senior Sergeant Paul Wilson said.

“Police are working to determine the circumstances of his death”

Police are looking to speak with anyone who saw what happened or may have information that could be of use.

Information can be passed on to Police by calling 105 and quoting job number P044952398.

You can also pass on information anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.