Friday, 9 August 2013 - 11:40am |

Investigation under way after body found in Woolston

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Christchurch Police have cordoned off an area alongside the Heathcote River in Woolston following the discovery of a body this morning.

A member of the public contacted Police shortly after 9.00am to report seeing a body on the riverbank near Catherine Street. The body is believed to be that of a male.

Cordons are in place at Catherine Street, Maronan Street, Connal Street and on walkways in the vicinity.

A Police investigation into the death is now under way. Police are not yet in a position to say whether there are any suspicious circumstances involved.

No further information is available at this stage.