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Friday, 14 February 2020 - 11:03pm |

Name release: Body located near Akaroa Harbour

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Police can now name the diver whose body was located near Akaroa Harbour on 13 February. 

He is 56-year-old George Sun from Christchurch. 

Police extend their sympathies to his family. 

The death has been referred to the Coroner.


Issued by Police Media Centre