Body found - diver search, Flat Point

Body found - diver search, Flat Point

Wellington

A body has been found on the shoreline by a member of the public at Flat Point Beach, Wairarapa, about 7:15 this evening.

Searches have been conducted since a diver went missing in the area yesterday afternoon.

While formal identification is yet to be completed, the body is understood to be that of the missing diver.

Police has been in touch with the man’s family.

His name will be released when all next-of-kin have been notified.

ENDS 

Issued by the Police Media Centre