Body recovered in Maitai River, Nelson

Body recovered in Maitai River, Nelson

Tasman

A body has been discovered in the water of the Maitai River near Nile Street, Nelson this afternoon.

Police were called to the scene by a member of the public at approximately 1:15pm.

Indications are that the person had been swimming in the waterhole.

Efforts are underway to recover the body.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre