Body retrieved from Waikato River

  • 03/09/2015
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Police investigating the discovery of a body recovered from the Waikato River this morning say they have managed to identify him.

Officers are currently working with the man's next of kin but say forensic evidence has played a significant part in identifying him as a 38-year-old man who went missing from his Hamilton home on August 20.

His body was discovered on the eastern bank of the river around 7:30am by a member of the public and the police rescue boat was used to recover it.

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