Attribute to Tasman Response Manager Senior Sergeant Blair Hall.
A member of the public found a body in the Motueka estuary this evening.
Police were called to the scene at 5pm.
The body appears to have been there for some time.
Enquiries are underway.
The person has not been identified and anyone with information that might help Police identify the person is being urged to contact Nelson Police (03) 546 3840.
Issued by Police Media Centre