Sudden death a mystery for Motueka police


Police are seeking information from the public in relation to a mystery death.

The body of Sheree Archer, 43, was found near the Motueka river on Sunday afternoon after a member of the public came across her body near the main road bridge in Riwaka.

Police say a scene examination has been carried out and the death is not being treated as suspicious.

It's believed Ms Archer was from Palmerston North and was in the area for only a couple of days prior to her death.

A mid-sized dog was also found with Ms Archer, which she is thought to have been walking at the time.

Police would like to hear from anyone with information who was in the area on Sunday afternoon to contact Police on 03 545 9869.