Friday, 24 March 2017 - 3:55pm |

Fisherman found at Omaha Beach

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Please attribute to Senior Sergeant Michael Rickards.

At approximately 10.50am this morning Police were notified that a man that had gone out fishing in his kayak at Omaha and had not returned.

Police conducted a search including Police Eagle and found the body of a 79-year-old man floating in the water.  The man was wearing a lifejacket and weather conditions were calm. 

Police extend their sincere sympathies and are supporting the mans’ family.

At this stage it appears that the man has suffered a medical event.  The matter has been referred to the coroner.


Monique Caddy/NZ Police