Man's body found at Mt Somers

Man's body found at Mt Somers

Canterbury

A 29-year-old man has been found dead at Mt Somers.
 
Police were notified at around 4.30pm yesterday that the man was overdue.  
 
Phone polling over the next few hours indicated that the man’s phone had remained in one location.
 
A helicopter was sent into the area to search for the man and his body was located shortly before 10pm.
 
It appears that he had fallen near Pinnacles Hut.
 
The matter has been referred to the Coroner.
 
The man's name will not be released until next of kin notifications have taken place.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by Police Media Centre.