To be attributed to Detective Senior Sergeant Jason Stewart:
Police have completed the examination of the scene where a man’s body was found in Edmonds Park in Christchurch yesterday morning (29 November 2017).
There are no suspicious circumstances, and the death of the 38-year-old Russian man, has been referred to the Coroner.
Police would like to thank the public for their patience while cordons were in place at the scene and those who have assisted with our enquiries.
Issued by Police Media Centre