A man has appeared in court charged with murder after a woman's body was found in a Wellington apartment.
The 42-year-old briefly appeared in the Hutt Valley District Court this morning, charged with murdering a woman who lived in the suburb of Mt Cook.
Her body was located at an address on Brooklyn Rd about 6.30pm on Saturday.
Inquiries into the circumstances of her death are ongoing.
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An apartment in a large complex was cordoned off and police were at the scene yesterday morning.
The woman died at the Central Park apartment complex - accommodation run by Wellington City Council.
The alleged killer was granted interim name suppression by Justice of the Peace Allan Sainsbury and was remanded in custody to appear in the High Court at Wellington next month.