Body found in water between Beach Haven and Herald Island, Auckland

Body found in water between Beach Haven and Herald Island, Auckland

A body has been found in the water between Beach Haven and Herald Island, Auckland.

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A body has been found in the water between Beach Haven and Herald Island, Auckland.

Police have identified the body of a man pulled from the water on Auckland’s North Shore.

A person out fishing discovered the body at about 8pm on Wednesday, between Beach Haven and Herald Island, police said.

On Thursday afternoon police said they had identified a male who was found in the water, but they were not in a position to release his name.

“Our thoughts are with his whānau and loved ones at this difficult time.”

The case has been referred to the coroner.

Keys to a Volkswagen and Honda vehicles were found on the body.

A person who was out fishing spotted the body on Wednesday night.

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A person who was out fishing spotted the body on Wednesday night.

Police are asking anyone with information that could assist to contact them.

Information can be provided by phoning 105 or anonymously by phoning Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111, referencing file number 221109/7753.

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