Rotorua drowning victim named

  • 28/09/2016
Rotorua drowning victim named

A man who drowned at a luxury resort in Rotorua has been named as 40-year-old Samir Poorekhorsand.

Emergency services were called to the five-star Regal Palms Resort on Monday morning.

Mr Poorekhorsand appeared to have drowned despite the efforts of paramedics, a police said.

It is not clear whether he was in the resort's pool or a room's spa pool.

His death has been referred to the coroner.