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Body located in vehicle, Buller Gorge - Murchison

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Police have today recovered the body of a man located inside a vehicle in the Upper Buller Gorge area in Murchison. 

The vehicle was located yesterday down a cliff, about 100 metres from the Lyell Creek culvert.

While formal identification is yet to take place, Police believe the man is the 71-year-old previously reported missing from Motueka.

The death will be referred to the Coroner.


Issued by Police Media Centre