Missing young woman last seen in Waipukurau found dead

Her death is not considered to be suspicious. Photo credit: Getty

The body of a young woman who was reported missing on Friday has been found.

The 22-year-old Hawke's Bay woman had not been seen since Friday morning, and hadn't been contact with her family since Wednesday.

A search and rescue operation in the Wilder Rd area in Waipukurau on Friday night, where her car was found, didn't locate her.

Her body was found on Saturday.

Police say her death isn't considered suspicous.