Christopher Morrison missing in Waitakaruru: Rescue helicopter winches body from river

A body has been recovered by rescue helicopter in the Waikato District close to the place a 65-year-old man was reported missing.

The crew from the W1 Waitakaruru Crew rescue helicopter assisted the police in the retrieval by winch of the body from a river.

A police spokesperson stated they had been known as to Waitakaruru round 8.45am yesterday after a member of the general public found the body.

Police are unable to substantiate the particular person’s identification till the formal identification course of is full.

Police had earlier put out an attraction for sightings of 65-year-old Christopher Morrison who was final seen in Waitakaruru on September 1.

“Police want to lengthen their condolences to his household and associates at this distressing time,” police stated in an announcement.

“We might additionally wish to thank the group for his or her help.”

The matter has now been referred to the Coroner.

Publish supply: Nzherald

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