Body located near Ashley River, Canterbury

Body located near Ashley River, Canterbury

Canterbury

Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Paul Reeves, Rangiora Police:

Search and Rescue teams have located a body on the banks of the Ashley River this afternoon.

The body was discovered around 4pm while Canterbury Police district was running a training exercise for Search and Rescue staff.

A formal identification will now be carried out.

The death has been referred to the Coroner.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre