Name release – Waikato River drowning

Name release – Waikato River drowning

Waikato

Police can now release the name of the person killed when they were swept down the Waikato River near Aratiatia Dam/Aratiatia Rapids, north of Taupo on Monday 6 February.

She was 21-year-old Rachael Louise De Jong of Auckland.

The death of Ms De Jong has been reported to the Coroner and Police offer their sympathies to her friends and family.

ENDS

Issued by Police Media Centre